Future Orientation in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors and Unaffected Peers

Source: Psycho-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: CLINICAL CORRESPONDENCE Source Type: research

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To the Editor We read with interest the article by Qian et al, who reported thyroid cancer incidence among children in the United States. On the basis of similar trends between tumor sizes (0.1-2.0 and>2 cm) and between extent of diseases (localized and regional), they suggested 2 causes of the increase: overdiagnosis, associated with a 2006 recommendation for a similar diagnostic and therapeutic approach in children as in adults by the American Thyroid Association; and environmental risk factors, such as increased exposure to medical radiation. The increase in large-tumor (>2 cm) thyroid cancer is not evidence of a ...
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Conclusion: The present study demonstrated the developing status of FP for C-A patients in Asian countries. More intensive consideration and discussion are needed to provide FP in Asian societies based on the local cultural and religious needs of patients.
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
What are the latest strategies for fertility preservation in adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer?Current Opinion in Urology
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Psychosocial Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, colorectal cancer in young adults occurs without obvious risk factors in Burkina Faso. Mortality remains high because of the limited therapeutic arsenal. PMID: 31615647 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Bulletin du Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Bull Cancer Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 7, Issue 11Author(s): Thomas Hone, Andrew J Mirelman, Davide Rasella, Rômulo Paes-Sousa, Mauricio L Barreto, Rudi Rocha, Christopher MillettSummaryBackgroundEconomic recession might worsen health in low-income and middle-income countries with precarious job markets and weak social protection systems. Between 2014–16, a major economic crisis occurred in Brazil. We aimed to assess the association between economic recession and adult mortality in Brazil and to ascertain whether health and social welfare programmes in the country had a protecti...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
To develop an expert-group, consensus-based list of system performance indicators to be used for monitoring, evaluating, and benchmarking progress for cancer care and control in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) in Canada.
Source: Value in Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
BOSTON (AP) — Everybody seems to be having fun when the kids in a new public service announcement are just playing football, until one boy is thrown to the ground and the background music turns ominous. Then, the coach starts handing out cigarettes. “Tackle football is like smoking,” a youthful voice-over says as a smiling, motherly type lights a cigarette for one of the pre-teen players. “The younger I start, the longer I’m exposed to danger.” “Tackle Can Wait ” is part of a campaign by the Boston-based Concussion Legacy Foundation to steer children under 14 years old into f...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Boston News Health Concussion Legacy Foundation Concussions Youth Football Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Psychosocial Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
;o LR Abstract Thromboembolism (TE) is a well-recognized complication of pediatric cancer and can lead to mortality and excess morbidity. There is conflicting evidence about the effectiveness and safety of thromboprophylaxis in children. We conducted a systematic literature review and network meta-analysis of primary pharmacological thromboprophylaxis in children and adolescents (0-21 years) with cancer. The primary outcomes were objectively proven TE and major bleeding. The network meta-analysis included comparisons of multiple alternatives simultaneously: antithrombin (AT) replacement, low molecular weight hepar...
Source: Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Thromb Haemost Source Type: research
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