FAQ: Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Patients Ask the Pharmacist Often times AYA cancer patients do not realize that the pharmacist is a member of their medical team. The pharmacist does more than just fill a prescription bottle for patients. They are a resource that all AYA cancer patients need to take advantage of to help better understand the medications they are taking and what options they have for those prescribed medications. Elephants and Tea spoke with you, the AYA cancer patient, on what questions you frequently want answered when going to the pharmacist. So, be sure to ask these questions next time you visit your community Walgreens.