Breaking down barriers: improving outcomes for teenagers and young adults with germ cell tumours

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Matthew J. Murray (1*), Lorna A. Fern (2), Daniel P. Stark (3), Tim O. Eden (4), James C. Nicholson (5)

1 MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre, Cambridge; Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge; Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.
2 National Cancer Research Institute, Teenage and Young Adult Clinical Studies Development Group (NCRI TYA CSDG), University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
3 St James’s University Hospital, Leeds; Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.
4 Young Oncology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom.
5 Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) GCT Working Group, Leicester, United Kingdom.
(*) Corresponding Author:
Matthew J. Murray
mjm16@cam.ac.uk

Abstract

Teenagers and young adults (TYA) with cancer have complex and evolving needs which are unique to this patient group. The TYA age-group have outcomes that are not improving over time, lagging behind both adult and children’s cancers in their rate of improvement in recent years...

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Murray, M. J., Fern, L. A., Stark, D. P., Eden, T. O., & Nicholson, J. C. (2011). Breaking down barriers: improving outcomes for teenagers and young adults with germ cell tumours. Oncology Reviews, 3(4), 201-206. https://doi.org/10.4081/oncol.2009.201