Teenagers and young adults (TYA) cancer contributes substantially to morbidity and mortality in a population with much to offer society. TYA place distinct challenges upon cancer care services, many reporting feeling marginalized and their needs not being met in adult or paediatric cancer services. Bone tumours such as osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, because of their age at presentation and the complexity of their care, are where challenges in managing (TYA) with cancer have often been most readily apparent.

Authors:M. Wilhelm, U. Dirksen, S. S. Bielack, J. S. Whelan, I.J. Lewis, H. Jürgens, S. Ferrari, K. Sundby Hall, A. M. Cleton-Jansen, D. Stark

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