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Teenage and young adult

The Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Team based at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a service to teenagers and young adults aged 16-24 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer living in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bucks and Wiltshire.

The TYA team are a dedicated group of professionals that consist of nurses, youth workers, clinical psychologists, doctors and social workers. The TYA team work alongside the young person’s medical and nursing teams who manage their treatment to give them extra care and support. They provide care that extends beyond the direct focus of the young person’s treatment, providing a range of cognitive, recreational and social activities in order to help them deal with their diagnosis and treatment and allow them to continue to develop as a young person.