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Younger adults and stem cell transplant recipients are at highest risk for measles and mumps.
However, the incidence rate of brain tumors among children and adolescents slightly increased during the same period, 2008 to 2017.
Adolescents and young adults are using mobile devices to document the impact of cancer and its treatment on their quality of life.
Rachel Slater insists that the hardest part about going to Harvard was getting in — if you don’t count her two bouts with brain cancer.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 100% effective in a study of adolescents; trials for younger children are now underway.
Adult survivors of adolescent cancers are more likely to have problems paying medical bills or delaying or forgoing care due to cost.
“Today, it is not only youth who are at risk for smoking initiation. We will need to carefully consider young adults as well.”
Despite progress, adolescents and young adults face substantial cancer disparities by race/ethnicity.
These survivors are more likely to develop high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disorder and other chronic conditions.
Participants also reported improvements in quality of life
Breast and cervical cancer in women and lung cancer in men are exceptions.
Well into adulthood, those who beat cancer diagnosed between ages 15 and 20 still have a higher risk of death than their peers.
A study in Kentucky laid the groundwork to combat the state’s high cancer rate.
Cancer survivors also had more than double the risk for several other negative health conditions.
The vaccine is safe and effective against cancer-causing strains of HPV, and yet anti-vaccination misinformation campaigns have taken hold.
Sitting for long periods is associated with an increased risk of multiple diseases, including certain cancers, and a higher chance of death.
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