Childhood Cancers

Little improvement seen for cancer outcomes in young women

An analysis of incidence, mortality and survival trends for adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer has revealed minimal progress for female breast, bone, ovarian, and cervical cancers. The US study calculated 5-year relative survival for AYAs diagnosed at age 15-39 years over a 40-year period 1975-2016. Females had higher mortality and higher incidence rates ...

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