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Developing Age-Appropriate Supportive Facilities, Resources, and Activities for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Across Departments and Diagnoses: A Single-Center Experience

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In 2015, a support initiative for adolescents and young adults with cancer, Kræftværket, was created at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark. The primary objective of Kræftværket is to provide youth-friendly support, care, and treatment practices. As Kræftværket provides services to both pediatric and adult departments, a network between patients who would otherwise not interact has been created. The initiative is managed by a Youth Coordinator, and specifically trained health professional Youth Ambassadors. Dedicated staff, including Youth Coordinator and the Youth Ambassadors, are essential in maintaining focus on current initiatives for this patient group.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Volume8
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)98-102
Number of pages5
ISSN2156-5333
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Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

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  • adolescent, cancer, psychosocial, support, teenagers, young adult

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