Challenge of pediatric oncology in Africa.


The care of children with malignant solid tumors in sub-Saharan Africa is compromised by resource deficiencies that range from inadequate healthcare budgets and a paucity of appropriately trained personnel, to scarce laboratory facilities and inconsistent drug supplies. Patients face difficulties accessing healthcare, affording investigational and treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2012.01.006