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Latest edition: October 2019

Post-doctorate research fellow Jonathan Avery

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  • Post-Doctorate Research Fellow, Jonathan Avery, on Current AYA Research
  • AYA Program Updates
  • Community Events & Updates
  • Monthly Community Updates
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The Patient Education Program at Princess Margaret runs a wide variety of classes and activities for patients, family members and friends. Click on a class name for more details.

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UHN and Princess Margaret Patient Stories​

See more stories on the 'Personal Stories' page »

Dory Kashin and her husband on their wedding day

Dory Kashin and her now husband were forced to think about family planning early on in their relationship when Dory was diagnosed with breast cancer two years into dating. Learn how the Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Program at Princess Margaret helped her navigate her diagnosis.

Sabrina Fuoco sitting in a restaurant

Five-time cancer survivor Sabrina Fuoco shares her remarkable story in this four part series.

Laurie Tucker and Kevin LeNeve holding their Michael Kamin Hart Award certificates

Laurie Tucker, Wig Salon Specialist and Kevin LeNeve, Radiation Therapist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, are the 2015 recipients of the Michael Kamin Hart Award for Excellence in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Care.

Carolyn wearing black tank top

"One of the reasons cancer is so difficult for young people is because you're at a point in your life when you're still growing and evolving, and trying to figure out who you are."

Adriana Lombardo standing with her arm around her mom

Adriana Lombardo had plans: to attend high school graduation, to spend a post-grad trip in Spain and to start school at George Brown College in September.

A young patient standing with Shawn Mendes

The AYA program recently hosted a Look Good Feel Good event for young adult patients on Jan. 21. 

Michael Kamin Hart standing outside

Vibrant, intelligent and compassionate – Michael Kamin Hart was diagnosed with lymphoma and passed away on June 5, 2011 at the age of 25. His family created the Michael Kamin Hart Award for Excellence in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Care in his honour.

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