Available, accessible, aware, appropriate, and acceptable: a strategy to improve participation of teenagers and young adults in cancer trials.

@article{Fern2014AvailableAA,
  title={Available, accessible, aware, appropriate, and acceptable: a strategy to improve participation of teenagers and young adults in cancer trials.},
  author={Lorna A Fern and Jennifer A Lewandowski and Katy M Coxon and Jeremy Simon Whelan},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={e341-50}
}
Under-representation of teenagers and young adults in clinical trials for cancer is acknowledged internationally and might account for the lower survival gains noted for this group. Little research has focused on strategies to increase participation of teenagers and young adults in clinical trials. We applied a conceptual framework for barriers to recruitment of under-represented populations to data for cancer clinical trials in teenagers and young adults. We did a systematic analysis of data… CONTINUE READING
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