One of the challenges for the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer population is the transition of adolescent cancer survivors treated at pediatric institutions to adult-based providers in their young adult years. Unfortunately, most AYA survivors are not enrolled and followed in survivorship programs and are oftentimes treated by primary care physicians who are unfamiliar with AYA cancers and the long-term effects and issues associated with them.
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Small Numbers, Big Challenges: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Incidence and Survival in New Zealand.
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PURPOSE: This study was undertaken to determine cancer...
Adolescents and Young Adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Impact of Care at Specialized Cancer Centers on Survival Outcome.
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Docetaxel, bevacizumab, and gemcitabine for very high risk sarcomas in adolescents and young adults: A single-center experience.
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Adolescent and young adult oncology patients: Disparities in access to specialized cancer centers.
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BACKGROUND: Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) ages 15 to...
Global assessment of cancer incidence and survival in adolescents and young adults.
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In high-income countries, cancer remains the commonest cause of disease-related death in adolescents...
Survivorship Care Planning and Unmet Information and Service Needs Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2017 Jan 19;:
Authors: Shay LA, Parsons HM, Vernon SW
PURPOSE: To examine whether survivorship care planning (receipt of written treatment summary or instructions for follow-...
Body Image Discomfort of Adolescent and Young Adult Hematologic Cancer Survivors.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2017 Jan 23;:
Authors: Zucchetti G, Bellini S, Bertolotti M, Bona F, Biasin E, Bertorello N, Tirtei E, Fagioli F
This study focuses on body image discomfort (BID) of 50 adolescent and young adult (AYA)...
Surgical Management of Adolescents and Young Adults With Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A US Population-Based Analysis.
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A review of the management of adults with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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Authors: Marks DI, Rowntree C
T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a rare disease in adults with inferior survival outcomes compared to those seen in pediatric patients. Although potentially curable with about 50...
Patterns of care and survival outcomes for adolescent and young adult patients with testicular seminoma in the United States: A National Cancer Database analysis.
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[Work-Related Issues of Adolescent and Young Adult(AYA)Cancer Survivors - Tips for Supporting Them in and out of Hospitals].
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Recent advances in...
Building a National Framework for Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology and Oncology and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care: Report of the Inaugural Meeting of the "AjET" Working Group of the German Society for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology.
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