What We Do

8 Teenage Cancer Trust Unit in the United Kingdom. Cardiff: University Hospital of Wales

We partner hospitals to provide strategic guidance to establish specialist units and services
We advocate for all young people with cancer to have equal access to optimum treatment and support
We encourage and support hospitals to become centers of excellence and reach Teen Cancer America standards
We assist hospitals to develop and train staff to work in specialist teams
We support hospitals in marketing and fundraising
We facilitate collaboration between hospitals throughout the US and overseas
We influence health systems and the pharmaceutical industry to invest in research and clinical trials specifically to improve survival and outcomes in this age group
We provide support to young people with cancer, young survivors, families and friends to engage, communicate and advocate for more specialist services
We develop educational materials to help students educators and employers learn about cancer and support young people