Latest Estimates of Survival Rates of the 24 Most Common Cancers in Adolescent and Young Adult Americans.

@article{Bleyer2011LatestEO,
  title={Latest Estimates of Survival Rates of the 24 Most Common Cancers in Adolescent and Young Adult Americans.},
  author={Archie Bleyer},
  journal={Journal of adolescent and young adult oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
PURPOSE A need to examine survival trends of individual cancers in older adolescents and young adults (AYAs) is prompted by overall survival trends that have indicated a lack of progress in survival improvement for AYAs compared with both younger and older cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS The most recent Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) data were used to ascertain survival trends of the 24 most frequent cancers in AYAs. RESULTS Of the 20 types of cancers in 15- to 39… CONTINUE READING

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