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Useful links

All new patients should be given an information leaflet by clinical teams when introducing a young person (16-24yrs) to the regional TYA service. 

Here are some websites and help lines that you might also find useful:

Provides information about cancer, events and activities you can get involved with and an online support network that puts you in touch with other young people with cancer.

This website contains video diaries from other young people about their experiences with cancer. 

A useful website with information about types of cancer, investigations and side effects of treatment.

CLIC Sargent

CLIC Sargent provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. From from diagnosis onwards they aim to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment, life after treatment and, in some cases, bereavement.

Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.

Holidays are also available for young people who have been in remission for up to five years or who are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager or young adult,uk