Distress among young adult cancer survivors: a cohort study

@article{Yanez2013DistressAY,
  title={Distress among young adult cancer survivors: a cohort study},
  author={Betina Yanez and Sofia Garcia and David E Victorson and John M. Salsman},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={2403-2408}
}
Being diagnosed with cancer as a young adult can lead to significant psychological distress and impaired quality of life. Compared to children and older adults diagnosed with cancer, fewer studies have addressed psychological distress among young adult cancer survivors. This study sought to identify the prevalence of, and factors associated with, distress among young adult cancer survivors (ages 18–39). Young adult cancer survivors (N = 335, mean age = 31.8, women = 68.4 %) were recruited from… CONTINUE READING

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