Adolescents And Young Adults
A twenty percent decrease in cancer death rate among children and adolescents has taken place from 1999 to 2014.
Pregnancy screening rates before teratogenic exposures are low for female adolescent patients with acute leukemia and those with ER visits including abdominal/pelvic CT.
Fertility Risk Assessment and Preservation in Male and Female Prepubertal and Adolescent Cancer PatientsJuly 29, 2016
[Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology] Fertility preservation represents an essential part in the management of young patients with cancer who are at risk of premature gonadal failure; this research examines available data on fertility risk assessment and preservation strategies that should be addressed prior to antineoplastic therapy.
Cigarette smoking is more common among survivors of AYA cancer than those without cancer, and smoking is associated with greater comorbidities and poorer general health.
A decreasing number of adolescents are smoking, but e-cigarette use and rates of distracted driving are on the rise for this group.
An AYA patient survivorship program jointly designed by a cancer institute and a community organization educates patients about their oncologic history and the effects of therapy, as well as provides resources to improve quality of life.
[Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults] This research reviews the outcomes with chemotherapy alone and with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and examines the challenges faced in determining the best therapy for the adolescents and young adult patient population.
[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] This research examines the unique challenges faced by younger patients with breast cancer, such as the tendency for a more aggressive biology and consequently a poorer prognosis, as well as as related fertility and psychosocial issues.
Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with hematologic malignancies experience significant psychological morbidities during treatment and early survivorship.
Concurrent but unrelated diseases in AYAs with cancer have been identified and documented. The index measures the impact of comorbidities on health care services needs and the general health status of this patient population.
Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use e-cigarettes, a new survey shows, but use is highest among those in the 18- to 24-year age bracket.
Psychosocial support for donor siblings of bone marrow transplant patients is a significant part of the care provided by the transplant team.
A leading cancer institute developed an online course that teaches oncology nurses about cancer survivors' fertility options and prospects for adoption.
A new study points to the need for increased awareness of fertility preservation options for young patients with cancer.
New study strengthens the case that some adolescents and young adults with cancer may struggle in later adulthood with brain and emotional function.
Despite treatment advances for adolescents and young adults with cancer, they still experience a higher rate of hospitalizations than the general public.
A narrative review of the occurrence of posttraumatic stress responses in adolescent and young adult cancer survivorsJuly 31, 2015
[Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults] Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors may experience posttraumatic stress responses following cancer diagnosis or treatment.
Investigators examined the intensity of end-of-life care for teens and young adults who died between the ages of 15 and 39 years of age.
Growing up with cancer: Understanding the challenges to adolescents and young adults (AYAs) coping with cancerJune 28, 2015
DENVER, CO—The emotional trajectory of the cancer experience compounds the emotional pendulum adolescents and young adults (AYAs) are already experiencing as their cognition, hormones, and emotions mature. Delivery of high-quality cancer care for these patients requires understanding the behavior, social, and environmental context of their lives, according to a presentation at the 2015 Oncology Nurse Advisor Navigation Summit.
The use of breast ultrasound could eliminate the need for biopsy in many cases in adolescent girls, according to a recent study.
Research suggests that over the last 20 years colorectal cancer (CRC) rates been increasing among young and early middle-aged American adults.
Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12, but only half of girls receiving the vaccination get it at the proper age.
There is increasing evidence that adolescent and young adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) tend to fare better when treated with high-intensity pediatric protocols than standard adult regimens.
Although the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in individuals 50 and older has decreased, the incidence among people 20 to 49 years old has increased.
This camp offers children, adolescents, and young adults coping with life-threatening illness a chance to enjoy a week of normal summertime activities.
Oncologist and gynecologist should collaborate to provide appropriate treatment
An increase in incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in Hispanic adolescents and young adults in the United States has been observed.
For pediatric patients with advanced cancer, parent-provider concordance is poor regarding prognosis and goals of care, according to a study.
A new analysis has found that rates of testicular cancer have been rising dramatically in recent years among young Hispanic American men, but not among their non-Hispanic counterparts.
A study from the NCRI reports that age limits on clinical trials need to be more flexible to allow access to new treatments for teenage and young adult patients with cancer.
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