Cancer in adolescence presents unique challenges to patients and families due to the dramatic physical and psychological vulnerabilities that occur during a time of identity development. Additionally, adolescents who experience progression of their cancer, or failure of first-line therapies, represent an understudied group within pediatric oncology.

Authors: J. Keim-Malpass, K. Stegenga, B. Loudin, C. Kennedy, S. Kools

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