TYAC is the professional association for everyone working in TYA oncology

Become a professional member of TYAC

When you join TYAC, you become part of a community of fellow professionals working to improve the quality of life and likelihood of survival for young people with cancer.

Membership of TYAC also provides a broad array of learning and professional development opportunities and resources, including:

  • Special interest groups
  • TYAC Insight, our regular e-bulletin keeping members up to date with the latest developments, news, events, and jobs in teenage and young adult cancer care
  • Professional and personal development opportunities to enhance your own knowledge, competency and skills
  • Opportunities to disseminate your best practice, innovation, and excellence
  • Access to current research ideas and findings
  • Opportunities to collaborate on new information and good practice guidance
  • Access to a wide range of information and services via TYAC's member website
  • Opportunities to ensure the continued development of teenage and young adult cancer services
  • Belonging to a national community of professionals involved in the care of young people with cancer

Becoming a member reflects your dedication and commitment to work together with other professionals to help save more young lives. Together, our collective membership has a powerful voice in developing and improving standards of treatment and care for all young people with cancer.

Who can be a TYAC member?

Membership is open to professionals, of any discipline, working in teenage and young adult cancer care, support or research, whose role is based in the UK or Ireland. We also offer an international membership to professionals outside of the UK and Ireland.

Membership is open to doctors, nursing and allied health professionals, other health and social care professionals working in teenage and young adult cancer (e.g. psychologists, pharmacists, social workers) and those working to support young people with cancer (e.g. Youth Support Coordinators, youth workers, activity workers etc). 

Find out more about our membership categories and fees

You can also claim income tax relief on your subscription if you are a UK-based member and a current tax payer.