Youth Cancer

About Us

The ACT Youth Cancer Support Team is based at Canberra Hospital and is available to adolescent and young adult patients with cancer residing in the ACT and Southern NSW between 15-25 years of age who may have any solid or haematological malignancy (cancer). The team which consists of an Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Nurse Care Coordinator and AYA Social Worker, provides tumour and age appropriate nursing coordination and psychosocial care for patients and families across the patient journey.