Cancer survival in European adolescents and young adults.

  title={Cancer survival in European adolescents and young adults.},
  author={Gemma Gatta and Riccardo Capocaccia and Roberta de Angelis and Charles A. Stiller and Jan Willem Coebergh},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={39 18},
Survival of patients aged 15-24 years, diagnosed with cancer during the period of 1990-1994, is described within Europe. Data on 15101 patients, extracted from the files of the 56 adult cancer registries included in the EUROCARE-3 database, representing 20 European countries, were analysed and compared. Five-year survival for 'all cancers combined' was 75% in males (ranging from 59% in Estonia to 89% in Iceland), and 78% in females (ranging from 59% in Estonia to 89% in Norway). The Northern… CONTINUE READING
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