AYA Consumer Advisory Group Weekend Workshop 2022!

Consumer Advisory Group Weekend Workshop 2022 Wow what a weekend! This October our AYA Consumer Advisory Group came together kanohi ki te kanohi after nearly 3-years for our annual weekend workshop. This weekend was filled with so much fun, laughter, whakawhanaunga, mahi, awhi, tautoko and aroha. We have such a cool group on board. Our […]

Key Worker Annual Face to Face Workshop 2022

AYA Key Workers Face to Face Workshop 2022 After nearly 3-years of Covid restrictions, the AYA Key Workers and AYA Cancer Network teams were finally reunited kanohi ki te kanohi for what was an amazing 2-day workshop. This was a time to really ask the question… “what does the future of AYA cancer care look […]

Let’s talk fertility with Tanwen

Let’s talk fertility with Tanwen In this video we talk all things fertility with Tanwen – Consumer Advisory Group member. Tanwen takes us through her experience with fertility preservation during her cancer journey. Throughout we have put prompts for health providers for good fertility preservation practice. We hope you enjoy!  Watch here…

AYA Cancer Webinar Series

AYA Cancer Webinar Series We are excited to announce the release of Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) webinars specific to health care professionals. Whether you work with young people every day, only see a young person in clinic every now and then or simply want a refresher for topics that young rangatahi will come across […]

New wellbeing support app for young people

New wellbeing support app for rangatahi The Starship Foundation have recently launched a new app called Village – a communication app to empower young people through tough times. This is an amazing wellbeing support app designed specifically for rangatahi in Aotearoa.  Best of all, it’s free! This app has been co-designed by Starship clinicians, rangatahi […]

Waikato Region update: New Radiation Pamphlet for AYAs

Midland Region update: New AYA Radiation Pamphlet The Waikato Radiation team and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Services have developed a specific AYA Radiation Pamphlet informing AYAs of the support the Radiation Therapy team can provide them while going through radiotherapy. Some supports include education, support and personal AYA radiation therapy buddy to […]

Canteen Australia Youth Cancer Services Leadership Development Programme

Youth Cancer Services Leadership Development Programme Opportunity May 2022 Tēnā koutou katoa, Canteen Australia in partnership with the AYA Cancer Network Aotearoa is generously offering two scholarships to participate in the Youth Cancer Services Leadership Development Programme commencing May 2022 The scholarships are available to any health professional working in a cancer setting in New […]

Updated Fertility Preservation Guidelines for People with Cancer in Aotearoa

Fertility Preservation for People with Cancer in Aotearoa – Clinical Practice Guideline 2021 A Fertility Preservation Working Group was established in May this year to review and update the 2014 Fertility Preservation Guidelines. This process is now complete and the guidelines ready for wider consultation and feedback. You can view the guidelines by clicking the […]

Latest news Covid-19

COVID-19 Updates, Information and Support The AYA Key Workers are working really hard to ensure young people with cancer all over Aotearoa are supported during this time. Check out the Newsletter we have co-created with the Key Workers  Click here We have also created a Covid-19 page where you will find information about undergoing cancer […]