Cancer in Young Adults

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References: Cancer in young adults 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 December 4, 2013.

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National Cancer Institute. A Snapshot of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers. 2013. Accessed at www.cancer.gov/researchandfunding/snapshots/adolescent-young-adult on December 4, 2013.


Last Medical Review: 02/18/2014
Last Revised: 02/18/2014