Recruitment of adolescents and young adults to cancer clinical trials--international comparisons, barriers, and implications.

Abstract

The last 30 years have seen significant improvements in survival rates for children and older adults. In contrast, the 5-year survival rate among 20 to 39 year olds has been static at around 70% since 1986. Data from the United States, Australia, Italy, and the United Kingdom suggest that this age group also has the lowest rate of clinical trial… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2010.04.002

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@article{Fern2010RecruitmentOA, title={Recruitment of adolescents and young adults to cancer clinical trials--international comparisons, barriers, and implications.}, author={Lorna A. Fern and Jeremy Simon Whelan}, journal={Seminars in oncology}, year={2010}, volume={37 2}, pages={e1-8} }