Adolescent and young adult Hodgkin's lymphoma: Raising the bar through collaborative science and multidisciplinary care

Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) is one of the most common cancers in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) population (15-39 years). Despite continued improvements in HL outcomes, AYAs have not exhibited survival gains to the same extent as other age groups.Read more

Development of an educational package on colon cancer for young adult in Kuala Selangor

Incidence and mortality rates on colon cancer can be reduced through screening practices to detect and prevent colon cancer at early stage.Read more

Validity of the Brief Symptom Inventory for Identifying Depression and Anxiety in Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Comparison With a Structured Clinical Diagnostic Interview.

The Brief Symptom Inventory-18 (BSI-18) is widely used to assess psychological symptoms in cancer survivors, but the validity of conventional BSI-18 cut-off scores in this population has been questioned. This study assessed the accuracy of the BSI-18 for identifying significant anxiety and depression in young adult cancer survivors (YACS), by comparing it with a "gold standard" diagnostic interview measure.Read more

Recommendations for Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Surveillance for Female Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer

A Report From the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group in Collaboration With the PanCareSurFup ConsortiumRead more

Fertility risk assessment and preservation in male and female prepubertal and adolescent cancer patients

This review deals with the up-to-date available data on fertility risk assessment and preservation strategies that should be addressed prior to antineoplastic therapy in this vulnerable subgroup of cancer patients.Read more

Prevalence and correlates of fear of recurrence among adolescent and young adult versus older adult post-treatment cancer survivors

This study sought to (1) assess prevalence of fear of recurrence among cancer survivors diagnosed as adolescent and young adults (AYA; 15–39 years) versus those diagnosed at a later age (40+ years) and (2) identify factors associated with fear of recurrence in each group.Read more

Endocrine Abnormalities in Aging Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

The development of endocrinopathies in survivors of childhood cancer as they age remains understudied. This study characterized endocrine outcomes in aging survivors from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study on the basis of therapeutic exposures.Read more