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Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 15:01 | TEDMED Great Challenge
A follow-up question to understanding the different causes of AYA cancer is to find appropriate regimens and to discover novel treatments specific for the AYA population. The five-year survival rates of AYAs diagnosed with cancer have not improved in the past two decades, and it is with the support of the TEDMED Great Challenges Program and the knowledge and expertise of health and medical professionals that we hope to see those rates improve.
Posted by Stacy Tsai">Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 14:40 | TEDMED Great Challenge
The TEDMED Great Challenges Program will bring the medical community closer to answering this question. AYA cancers are a focus of the “Overlooked Cancer Cohort” and AYAs are a medically underserved population whose disease requires greater research and understanding.

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