CAUTION! Consider cancer: common symptoms and signs for early detection of cancer in young adults.

  title={CAUTION! Consider cancer: common symptoms and signs for early detection of cancer in young adults.},
  author={Archie Bleyer},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={36 3},
  • A. Bleyer
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in oncology
Because young adults frequently have longer delays in diagnosis of their cancers than younger or older persons, healthcare providers who encounter this age group should become more aware of diagnostic clues for early detection. The spectrum of cancer types and their relative frequencies is distinctly different in young adults than the array in younger and older persons, such that the symptoms and signs in aggregate are distinctly different. Of potential value in recognizing manifestations of… 

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