The Challenging Aspects of Managing Adolescents and Young Adults with Hodgkin's LymphomaJachimowicz R.D. · Engert A.
First Department of Internal Medicine, German Hodgkin Study Group, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
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Cancer in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) is the second leading cause of nonaccidental death with hematological malignancies spiking during this period. Treatment of AYAs with hematological malignancies usually follows either pediatric or adult protocols with sufficient information lacking on subgroup analyses regarding course and outcome. In this review we will outline up-to-date treatment possibilities for AYAs diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Early and late toxicities will be addressed and future directions of research suggested.
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