The landscape is changing for adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivorship. Approximately 80% of the more than 14,000 AYA (10 to 25 years) diagnosed with cancer each year will become long-term survivors [1]. Cancer survivorship begins with diagnosis, proceeds through treatment and post-treatment, and continues until life ends. Post-treatment survivorship for AYA survivors often involves facing late effects, which can occur years after treatment ends.

Authors: Amy J Walker and Frances Marcus Lewis

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