Teen & Young Adult Oncology Program

Duke Cancer Institute’s Teen and Young Adult Oncology Program (TYAO) provides teen and young adult patients (ages 15 to 29) and their families with support and community during a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.

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The Duke Teen and Young Adult Oncology (TYAO) program and Teen Cancer America (TCA) have a shared mission to improve quality of life and outcomes for teens and young adults with cancer; to support those affected by their cancer; and to provide access to the best age-appropriate care and support.
Through the support of TCA and First Citizens Bank the Duke TYAO program has been able to create new services and elevate the existing program.

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