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.
Source: Closing the Gap: Research and Care Imperatives for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, Report of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Progress Review Group. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, LIVESTRONG™ Young Adult Alliance; NIH Pub. 06-6067; 2006.
A Grounded Theory Investigation into the Psychosexual Unmet Needs of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2015 Nov 30;
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PURPOSE: For many adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer, psychosexual well-...
A Review of Health Behaviors in Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivors: Toward Prevention of Second Primary Cancer.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2015 Dec 1;
Authors: Carretier J, Boyle H, Duval S, Philip T, Laurence V, Stark DP, Berger C, Marec-Bérard P, Fervers B
PURPOSE: Survival of children and adolescents and...
Patient Characteristics and Outcomes in Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Jan 5;
Authors: Pemmaraju N, Kantarjian H, Ravandi F, Nogueras-Gonzalez GM, Huang X, O'Brien S, Wierda W, Garcia-Manero G, Thomas D,...
Reimagining care for adolescent and young adult cancer programs: Moving with the times.
Cancer. 2016 Feb 5;
Authors: Gupta AA, Papadakos JK, Jones JM, Amin L, Chang EK, Korenblum C, Mina DS, McCabe L, Mitchell L, Giuliani ME
Comparison of cancer survival trends in the United States of adolescents and young adults with those in children and older adults.
Cancer. 2016 Feb 5;
Authors: Keegan TH, Ries LA, Barr RD, Geiger AM, Dahlke DV, Pollock BH, Bleyer A, National Cancer...
Biologic and clinical characteristics of adolescent and young adult cancers: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, melanoma, and sarcoma.
Cancer. 2016 Feb 5;
Authors: Tricoli JV, Blair DG, Anders CK, Bleyer A, Boardman LA, Khan J...
Impact of Treatment and Insurance on Socioeconomic Disparities in Survival after Adolescent and Young Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Population-Based Study.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Jan 29;
Authors: Keegan TH, DeRouen MC, Parsons HM, Clarke CA, Goldberg D, Flowers CR, Glaser SL
BACKGROUND: Previous studies...
Psychological morbidities in adolescent and young adult blood cancer patients during curative-intent therapy and early survivorship.
Cancer. 2016 Jan 7;
Authors: Muffly LS, Hlubocky FJ, Khan N, Wroblewski K, Breitenbach K, Gomez J, McNeer JL, Stock W,...
Quantifying treatment delays in adolescents and young adults with cancer at McGill University.
Curr Oncol. 2015 Dec;22(6):e470-7
Authors: Xu Y, Stavrides-Eid M, Baig A, Cardoso M, Rho YS, Shams WM, Mamo A, Kavan P
BACKGROUND: Since the end of the...
Providing Information About Late Effects During Routine Follow-Up Consultations Between Pediatric Oncologists and Adolescent Survivors: A Video-Based, Observational Study.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2015;4(4):200-8
Authors: Mellblom AV, Korsvold L, Finset A, Loge J, Ruud E, Lie HC
PURPOSE: Information about late...
The Age Conundrum: A Scoping Review of Younger Age or Adolescent and Young Adult as a Risk Factor for Clinical Distress, Depression, or Anxiety in Cancer.
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2015 Dec;4(4):157-73
Authors: Lang MJ, David V, Giese-Davis J
This scoping review was conducted to understand the extent, range, and...
Palliative Care in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer.
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Authors: Donovan KA, Knight D, Quinn GP
BACKGROUND: Cancer survival rates for adolescents and...
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