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Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Service

What is the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Service?

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Service is here to help improve outcomes for young people aged between 12 and 24 with cancer in New Zealand. This is done through helping to coordinate your cancer care with other health professionals, and assisting with addressing you and your family's social concerns during and after treatment.

The AYA Cancer Service is a team of health professionals focused on providing care for AYA's with Cancer.

The team consists of:

  • AYA Cancer Keyworker
  • Adult Haematologists
  • Adult Oncologists
  • Paediatric Oncologists
  • Psychologists
  • Radiation Specialists and
  • Allied Health professionals

The team works together to ensure each AYA patient gets the care and support that they require, along with ensuring that the unique needs of young cancer patients are highlighted and addressed on both a local and national level.

Page last updated: 25 August 2020

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