Little is known about cancer-related distress during young adulthood. Results from the few studies that have directly assessed this age group have indicated that young adults (YAs) may be at greater risk of developing psychosocial difficulties due to their unique challenges of coping with cancer. This study's objective was to investigate cancer-related distress in YAs compared to older adults.

Authors: Mary Jo BurgoyneKristin Bingen, Julianne Leuck, Mahua Dasgupta, Polly Ryan, and Raymond G. Hoffmann

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