Closing the Gap: Research and Care Imperatives for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Publication Year: 2006
Organization: Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Review Group

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), in collaboration with the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance, established the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (AYAO) Progress Review Group (PRG). This was the first public-private partnership of its kind, and was composed of prominent members of the scientific, medical and advocacy communities. Its purpose is to develop a national agenda for adolescent/young adult oncology. Closing the Gap: Research and Care Imperatives for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer is a recommendaiton report that reflects the opinions of the approximately 100 individuals who participated in the PRG process.

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