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The Teenage Cancer Trust Young Adult Unit at St James’ University Hospital in Leeds was opened in October 2008 and refurbished in January 2014.

Teenage Cancer Trust fund 2 expert staff at the unit:

  • Nurse Consultant for Leeds and Humber
  • Youth Support Coordinator

They ensure the best possible quality care is given so that the young person is treated as a young person first and cancer patient second.



(refurbished 2014)


year olds


en-suite bedrooms

  • 2 three-bed bays
  • Recreational room with kitchen
  • Day care room and study room
  • Complementary therapy room
  • Parent’s room with kitchen
  • Consultation room

St James's University Hospital Young Adult Unit




Why we need you

For every young person we can currently support, there's another we can't. We need to raise £20 million by 2020 to reach every young person with cancer. Find out more ›


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