The reasons why teenagers and young adults (TYA) with cancer do, or do not, participate in clinical trials is not wholly understood. This study explored the perceptions and experiences of young people with bone cancer, and health professionals involved in their care, with regard to participation in two clinical trials

Authors:  Pearce S, Brownsdon A, Fern L, Gibson F, Whelan J, Lavender V

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