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Adolescent Oncology—a Homeland for the “Lost Tribe”

      The chief priority of this Special Issue is to increase awareness and stimulate debate amongst both the paediatric and adult oncology communities, of the special needs of adolescents and young adults. The question is—“Should they be treated differently”?
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