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Eleni Linos and Walter C. Willett

breast cancer risk . J Natl Cancer Inst 2006 ; 98 : 459 – 471 . 57. Shu XO Jin F Dai Q . Soyfood intake during adolescence and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Chinese women . Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2001 ; 10 : 483 – 488

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Anna-Barbara Moscicki

. 15. Moscicki AB Singer A . The cervical epithelium during puberty and adolescence . In: Jordan JA, Singer A, eds. The Cervix: Second Edition . Malden : Blackwell ; 2006 : 81 – 101 . 16. Gage JC Hanson VW Abbey K . Number of

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Alan C. Geller, Sophie J. Balk, and David E. Fisher

critical age for the uptake of tanning bed use begins in adolescence. The rate of artificial tanning among white girls increases with age, more than doubling from 14 to 15 (7%–15%) and doubling again at age 17 (35%). 3 By the age of 18 to 21 years, 32% of

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Brad Zebrack and Melissa Butler

outcomes. Managing expected disruptions via age-appropriate psychosocial support services and tailoring care to help AYAs achieve the developmental tasks of adolescence and young adulthood may curtail deleterious outcomes and improve the coping skills

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Debra L. Friedman and Louis S. Constine

-year survivors of childhood cancer: childhood cancer survivor study . J Natl Cancer Inst 2001 ; 93 : 618 – 629 . 4. Metayer C Lynch CF Clarke EA . Second cancers among long-term survivors of Hodgkin's disease diagnosed in childhood and adolescence

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Peter F. Coccia, Jessica Altman, Smita Bhatia, Scott C. Borinstein, Joseph Flynn, Suzanne George, Robert Goldsby, Robert Hayashi, Mary S. Huang, Rebecca H. Johnson, Lynda Kwon Beaupin, Michael P. Link, Kevin C. Oeffinger, Kathleen M. Orr, Alberto S. Pappo, Damon Reed, Holly L. Spraker, Deborah A. Thomas, Margaret von Mehren, Daniel S. Wechsler, Kimberly F. Whelan, Bradley J. Zebrack, Hema Sundar, and Dorothy A. Shead

, affect only a small minority of AYA patients with cancer. However, these syndromes greatly increase the risk for cancer during adolescence and young adulthood in affected patients. Breast Cancer Young women with germline mutations of BRCA1, BRCA2

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Scott M. Schuetze

childhood and adolescence . N Engl J Med 1999 ; 341 : 342 – 352 . 2. Jemal A Murray T Ward E . Cancer statistics, 2005 . CA Cancer J Clin 2005 ; 55 : 10 – 30 . 3. Stiller CA Passmore SJ Kroll ME . Patterns of care and survival

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Carolyn Ann Smith

. As remotely as 1979, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) stated that “most children, even in adolescence, simply are not able to make sound judgments concerning many decisions, including their need for medical care or treatment.” 7 Rosato

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unique concerns for cancer survivors who were first diagnosed during childhood or adolescence. Panelists discussed the confusion that can arise over what happens once patients complete active treatment. That’s where survivorship care plans and clinical

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adolescence and into young adulthood. They were designed to overlap with the NCCN Guidelines for Adult ALL, and harmonize treatment approaches for patients in the overlapping age rage. The recommendations are categorized by risk level, which can also be age