Teenagers and young adults with cancer in Europe: from national programmes to a European integrated coordinated project.

  title={Teenagers and young adults with cancer in Europe: from national programmes to a European integrated coordinated project.},
  author={Dan P. Stark and Stefan S. Bielack and Laurence Brugi{\`e}res and Uta Dirksen and Ximo Duarte and Samantha Dunn and D{\'a}niel J{\'a}nos Erd{\'e}lyi and T Grew and Lars U. Hjorth and Janez Jazbec and Edita Kab{\'i}ckov{\'a} and Assia Konsoulova and J R Kowalczyk and Alvaro Lassaletta and V Laurence and Ivan Lewis and A Monrabal and Sue J Morgan and Giannis Mountzios and Pia Riis Olsen and Marianne Renard and Gunnar Saeter and W. van der Graaf and Andrea Ferrari},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  volume={25 3},
Over 14 000 patients aged 15-24 are estimated to be diagnosed with cancer in the European Union (EU) each year. Teenagers and young adults (TYA) often fall down gaps between children's and adults cancer services. The specific challenges of providing optimal care to them are described, but we present a summary of recent progress. Progress to overcome these challenges is happening at different rates across Europe. We summarise the European national projects in this field but more recently we have… CONTINUE READING
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