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2019 Jun

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol



Uncertainty in Young Adult Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer with Lower-Extremity Bone Tumors in Japan.


Katsumoto S, Maru M, Yonemoto T, Maeda R, Ae K, Matsumoto S
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 Jun; 8(3):291-296.
PMID: 30794068.


Childhood and adolescent survivors of cancerous lower-extremity bone tumors may be at unique risk of uncertainty about their future because of their specific cancer and/or physical disabilities secondary to treatment. This study aimed at clarifying survivors' uncertainty and related factors, including physical functioning, limb pain, and management of affected limbs.