Presentation: The experience of teenagers and young adults treated for cancer in an adult setting

Although the UK has pioneered the development of specialist adolescent cancer units, the majority of teenagers and young adults (TYAs) are treated at their local hospital or at a cancer centre alongside adults of all ages. This study aimed to elicit TYAs’ views on this experience of having cancer treatment in these adult settings.Read more

Presentation: Teenage and Young Adult Health Services Research Subgroup: Historical achievements and emerging strategy

The Teenage and Young Adult Health Services Research (HSR) Subgroup is part of the NCRI TYA/G CSG and currently has four areas of work.Read more

Presentation: Remembering Friends: Bereavement Support for Teenage & Young Adults experiencing the loss of a peer

A patient group was established with 8 TYA patients to ascertain what kind of service could be provided to meet the needs of TYA’s who are grieving within the TYA serviceRead more

Presentation: Acting as a therapeutic intervention for young adults who have survived childhood cancer.

Two clinical nurse specialists, a psychotherapist and an actor/theatre practitioner arranged a theatre workshop for survivors of childhood and teenage cancer.Read more

Presentation: New models of care for young adults with cancer are enhanced by patient-reported outcomes measures. A proof-of-concept study.

This study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of a new follow-up service for germ cell tumour patients – Shared Community Follow-up (CF).Read more

Presentation: Access to principal treatment centres and survival rates for teenagers and young adults with cancer in Yorkshire, UK

Principal Treatment Centres (PTC) aim to provide age appropriate care and clinical expertise for teenagers and young adults (TYA) with cancer. This population-based study aimed to describe access to PTC and the associated trends in survival for TYA with cancer in Yorkshire.Read more

Presentation: #CancerCosts: The mental health impact of cancer on teenagers and young adults

CLIC Sargent investigated the emotional impact of cancer on teenagers and young adults (TYA).Read more

Abstract: YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING WITH MALIGNANT MELANOMA AND THEIR FAMILY: AN INTERPRETIVE PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY

Addressing the health needs of young people and their families living with malignant melanoma: an interpretive phenomenological studyRead more

Abstract: CLIC SARGENT TRUSTEE WITH LIVED EXPERIENCE OF CANCER

CLIC Sargent has appointed two young people with lived experience of cancer to its Board of Trustees. Young people wanted their views and experiences to be represented at Board level, and this signals an exciting new way of working for the Board, ensuring the voices of children and young people are represented at the highest level.Read more

Abstract: END OF TREATMENT CLINICS FOR TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER

A bespoke End of Treatment Clinic for young people and their network has been developed to provide an opportunity for reflection on what they have been through, living with uncertainty, and moving forwardRead more