Adolescent and young adult trials ‘slip through the cracks’

The need for better access to clinical trials for AYA patients was a recurrent theme at the inaugural adolescent and young adult cancer conference.

Cancer in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) is rare, and one of the problems this brings is a dearth of clinical trials, delegates at the conference, hosted by CanTeen, were told.

Professor David Currow, who is Chief Cancer Officer NSW, told delegates that