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

  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},
  volume={1 1},
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

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

Cancer in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) population in the United States: Current statistics and projections.

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology • 2011


Closing the gap: a strategic plan. Addressing the recommendations of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Progress Review Group. Austin, TX: Lance Armstrong Foundation; • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Challenges and Opportunities—The Way Ahead. In: Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

W Bleyer, K Albritton, S Siegel
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…