The Victorian & Tasmanian Youth Cancer Service works alongside the Victorian and Tasmanian Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology Service (ONTrac) at Peter Macallum Cancer Centre.The team comprises professional staff specifically trained to help young people and their families throughout the cancer journey. We have a range of workers all with different skills and experience including doctors, nurses, social workers, a psychologist, school & vocation advisor, occupational therapist, exercise physiologist and music therapist.
Our Service works with cancer services across Victoria and Tasmania to provide:
- clinical care and support young people undergoing cancer treatment
- state-wide secondary consultation service
- professional development, education & training program for healthcare professionals
- clinical research program addressing the major health concerns and outcomes of young people living with cancer