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 […]

NZ Herald News Article

NZ Herald news article It was great to see the recognition and publicity the release of our Action Plan 2020-2025 received across different forums from radio to TV to news articles. Check out our awesome feature in the NZ Herald. Click here to read: Youth cancer survival rates increased but inequity remains – Report  

Released: AYA Cancer Action Plan 2020-2025, Mahere Tautapa Mate Pukupuku Taiohi

Released: AYA Cancer Action Plan 2020-2025 Mahere Tautapa Mate Pukupuku Taiohi Below is the national strategy for Adolescent and young adult cancer care 2020-2025 A special mention goes to our AYA Consumer Advisory Group, an incredibly dedicated group of young people with lived experience of cancer. Please take time to watch the video below. Our […]

Farewell to Liz and Rochelle

Farewell to Liz and Rochelle We would like to offer a heartfelt farewell and thank you to Liz Sommer and Rochelle Moss for the incredible impact they have both made to the Network. Liz Sommer was the Capital Coast AYA Cancer Keyworker for 12 years and Rochelle Moss Programme Manager for the AYA Cancer Network […]

AYA Cancer Incidence and Survival Report for the 2008 to 2017 Period

AYA Cancer Incidence & Survival Report for the 2008 – 2017 period The second national report presenting comprehensive statistics on cancer in adolescents and young adults in Aotearoa has now been released alongside the AYA Cancer Action Plan 2020 to 2025, Mahere Tautapa Mate Pukupuku Taiohi. This report focuses on the ten-year period between 2008 […]

National Patient Experience Survey Results

National Patient Experience Survey Results In 2018 two hundred young New Zealanders who have received or were receiving cancer treatment participated in a national survey about their experiences of cancer care and services. This report presents these findings and explores whether the young people’s perspectives reflects the level of care described in the 2016 cancer Standards […]

Cancer services continue under increased alert levels

Cancer services continue under increased alert levels Kia ora, The AYA Cancer Network understands you and your whānau may feel unsettled and worried by the COVID-19 situation at present. It is ok to feel like this, but please know that cancer centres around the country are prepared to continue delivering essential cancer services at all […]