South east London teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer service

Our teenage and young adults service offers extra support to anyone aged 16 to 24 when diagnosed with cancer.

This support is in addition to the treatment you receive from experts in your particular type of cancer. 

We understand how cancer at this age can impact your education, employment and personal development.

Our team of experts includes:

  • consultants
  • specialist nurses
  • a dietitian 
  • a psychologist
  • social workers

We work with your consultant and specialist medical teams to provide psychological and social support.

Our new purpose built ward at the Cancer Centre at Guy's is due to open in the autumn of 2022. It's designed for the highest standards of care and to be a space where everyone supports each other.

Our support service is available to young adults having their medical treatment at all hospitals in south east London and east Kent.

Our partner hospitals include:

  • King's College Hospital
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Hospitals
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup
  • Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley
  • Darent Valley Hospital

Our consultants

David Wrench, consultant haematologist and clinical lead for cancer in young adults

Julia Kopeika, consultant in fertility medicine

Contact us


Appointments and admin: 020 7188 1431

Lead nurse: 07833 095 998

We answer the phone from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Outside of these hours, please leave a message and we will reply.


Cancer Centre at Guy's Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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