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Disparities in Mortality from Noncancer Causes among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Citation

Anderson, Chelsea; Lund, Jennifer L.; Weaver, Mark A.; Wood, William A.; Olshan, Andrew F.; & Nichols, Hazel B. (2019). Disparities in Mortality from Noncancer Causes among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 28(9), 1417-26. PMCID: PMC6726505

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined noncancer outcomes among patients diagnosed with cancer as adolescents and young adults (AYA). We examined risk of mortality from noncancer causes after an AYA cancer diagnosis and investigated disparities according to race/ethnicity and other characteristics.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.Epi-18-1384

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention

Author(s)

Anderson, Chelsea
Lund, Jennifer L.
Weaver, Mark A.
Wood, William A.
Olshan, Andrew F.
Nichols, Hazel B.

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

28

Issue Number

9

Pages

1417-26

PMCID

PMC6726505

Reference ID

13104