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Information for teenagers and young adults with cancer

This page has information for teenagers and young adults who have had a diagnosis of cancer. 

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) information

We have two Macmillan Teenage and Young Adult Specialist Nurses, a Teenage Cancer Trust Youth Support Coordinator, a CLIC Sargent Social Worker and a CLIC Sargent Community Worker for teenagers and young people aged 13 to 24. 

Youth Group

A teenage and young adult group meets monthly, usually on the first Thursday of the month. The group is largely self-regulated, and activities organised to date include 

  • Go karting
  • Complementary therapies
  • Weekend trip to Scotland
  • Pizza and games night
  • Overnight stay at Alton Towers
  • Animation workshop 
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Helen Webb House
35 Westleigh Road
Leicester, LE3 0HH

Phone: 0116 223 0055 

More information for teens and young adults

If you would like more information, including details of how to contact the health care professionals listed above, please contact the Cancer Information Centre.  Alternatively, click on the heading above for details of other organisations that may be able to help you. 

For information about the type of cancer you have been diagnosed with, please view the specific cancers pages of this website.    

More information in languages other than English 

To find out if there is any other information about cancer, cancer treatments and living with cancer available in your preferred language, please click on the heading above, or contact the Cancer Information Centre

This page last reviewed 27/07/2017