The Impact of Cancer on the Young Adult Patient


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Guest: Denise Rokitka, MD, MPH
In this segment, Dr. Rokitka describes the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer population including what makes them unique and why they need special attention. Also discussed will be the more common cancer types seen among AYAs and what action(s) to take if a malignancy is suspected in an AYA patient.

This activity is part of a series of in-depth discussions with oncology thought leaders at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York targeting primary care and family physicians.

This series was made possible through the generous support of BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.

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