Disparities in care and outcomes for adolescent and young adult lymphoma patients

  • Published on 14/11/2023
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Allison Rosenthal 1, Adam Duvall2, Justine Kahn3, Niloufer Khan4

1 Mayo Clinic Arizona Division of Hematology Medical Oncology Phoenix Arizona USA
2 Department of Medicine Section of Hematology/Oncology University of Chicago Chicago Illinois USA
3 Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplantation Columbia University Medical Center New York New York USA
4 Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Duarte City of Hope Duarte Canada


Though survival outcomes among adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with lymphoma have improved over the last three decades, socially vulnerable populations including non‐White, low‐income, and publicly insured groups continue to trail behind on survival curves. These disparities, while likely the result of both biological and non‐biological factors, can be largely attributed to inequities in care over the full cancer continuum. Nationally representative studies...


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