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National roll-out for award-winning digital platform to support young people following diagnosis

An award winning digital platform, produced by a young adult cancer team, is set to be rolled-out nationally following success in the south west.

An award winning digital platform, produced by a young adult cancer team, is set to be rolled-out nationally following success in the south west

A teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer team in south west England has developed an award-winning digital platform to support patients following a cancer diagnosis.

The IAM Portal enables professionals and young people to work in partnership. It provides the care team with an online platform for the management of a TYA network and gives young people access to an electronic holistic self-assessment tool. They can use this to explore and document their needs, and obtain information and support from an integrated framework of resources.

Development of the portal was undertaken by a team that has, since inception in 2009, considered alternative approaches to the development of care for

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