Challenging issues in pediatric oncology

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Improvements in protocol-driven clinical trials and supportive care for children and adolescents with cancer have reduced mortality rates by more than 50% over the past three decades. Overall, the 5-year survival rate for patients with pediatric cancer has increased to approximately 80%. Recognition of the biological heterogeneity within specific subtypes… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2011.95

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