Teenage and Young Adult Information and Resources

Canteen Irelandwww.canteen.ie

Nationwide cancer support group for young people with cancer.

Barrettstown Campswww.barrettstown.org

Summer teenage camps (13-17years age)

Teenage Cancer Trustwww.tct.uk

A charity promoting information and resources, in care of teenagers and young adults with cancer. Host international conferences, carry out research and develop adolescent units.

Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer TYACwww.tyac.co.uk

A community of professionals working to improve quality of life of teenagers with cancer.

National Institute of Cancer USAwww.cancer.gov/types/aya

Cancer Netwww.cancer.net

Resource for teenagers and children with cancer

Resource Documents –

Blueprint of Care for Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (2014) Teenage Cancer Trust TCT

More Than My Illness- Delivering quality care for young people with cancer (2010). CLIC Sargent
NICE Guidelines – Quality Standard for Children and Young People with Cancer (2014)UK.

Conference dates –

AYA 2 nd Annual Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress. Atlanta, USA, December 5-7 2017

Children with Cancer Resources websites -

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group – www.cclg.uk

St Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital USA – www.Cure4kids.

Cancer Bacup UK - www.cancerbacup.uk

Irish Cancer Society – www.ics.ie