Length of stay and treatment-related complications are similar in pediatric and AYA patients with bone sarcoma in United States childrens hospitals
Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 06/22/2012
Audino AN et al. – In US children's hospitals, Adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with sarcomas do not have prolonged LOS or an increased risk of the most common treatment–related complications as compared to younger patients. Chronic pain appears to be a greater burden in AYA patients, and may account for their higher inpatient pharmaceutical costs.