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Young people sought to support the development of an app

A research group is looking for young people aged 16-26 who have been diagnosed with cancer in the last three years in Scotland to share their experiences and ideas, to help develop an app to help other young people.

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New report looks into patient experience for children and young people with cancer across the UK

The ‘Listen Up! What matters to young cancer patients’ report was published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (APPG CTYAC) in July 2018 and looks into patient experience for children and young...

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New Children and Young People with Cancer Coalition launches with a letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Today 14 organisations have joined together to form the first ever Children and Young People with Cancer Coalition. The Coalition launched with a letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care setting out where we think progress has b...

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Remaining 20 TYA research priorities identified

In a previous post, TYAC announced the Top 10 research questions which were selected by a wide range of individuals with experience with TYA cancer, including young people as well as families and carers. The Top 10 research questions were narrowed...

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TYAC Conference 2018 call for abstracts

We are inviting individuals or groups working in the field of teenagers and young adults (TYA) with cancer to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation at TYAC’s Conference ‘Contemporary issues in youth and cancer’ to be held in Birmingham...

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Cancer charities call for more research for young people this Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Two of the UK’s leading cancer charities for young people, TYAC and CCLG, are shining a spotlight on the importance for specialist research into childhood and teenage brain tumours this Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

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New direction for our partners CCLG

One of the UK’s top children’s cancer charities, Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), has announced the launch of its brand-new strategic plan.

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Partnership between young people, carers and professionals identifies Top 10 research priorities for teenage and young adult cancer in the United Kingdom

The results from the James Lind Alliance teenage and young adult cancer priority setting partnership, a national initiative between young people, parents and professionals identified “What psychological support package improves psychological well...

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Teenage and young adult cancer research priorities identified

Dr Dave Hobin, Consultant Paediatric and TYA Oncologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital and TYAC Chair talks about the development of a new framework for TYA cancer research.

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TYAC and CCLG join forces

TYAC will work in collaboration with leading children's cancer charity, Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) in 2018, bringing together the countries top experts in the field to improve care and extend service reach for young patients.

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