Cancer in Adolescents

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References: Cancer in adolescents detailed guide

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2014. Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society; 2014.

American Cancer Society. Cancer site detailed guides. Accessed at www.cancer.org on November 20, 2013.

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Bleyer A. Latest estimates of survival rates of the 24 most common cancers in adolescent and young adult Americans. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2011;1:37-42.

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Bleyer A, Barr R, Hayes-Lattin B, et al. The distinctive biology of cancer in adolescents and young adults. Nat Rev Cancer. 2008;8:288-298.

Bleyer A, O’Leary M, Barr R, Ries LAG (eds): Cancer Epidemiology in Older Adolescents and Young Adults 15 to 29 Years of Age, Including SEER Incidence and Survival: 1975-2000. National Cancer Institute, NIH Pub. No. 06-5767. Bethesda, MD 2006.

Coccia PF, Altman J, Bhatia S, et al. Adolescent and young adult oncology. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012;10:1112-1150.

National Cancer Institute. A Snapshot of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers. 2013. Accessed at www.cancer.gov/researchandfunding/snapshots/adolescent-young-adult on November 20, 2013.


Last Medical Review: 02/13/2014
Last Revised: 02/13/2014