Childhood cancer--mainly curable so where next?

  title={Childhood cancer--mainly curable so where next?},
  author={Alan W. Craft},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={89 4},
UNLABELLED More than 70% of childhood cancer is now curable with best modern therapy. The treatment is expensive but in terms of cost per life year saved, USD 1750, compares very favourably with other major health interventions. The rate of improvement in survival is slowing down. New, "designer", treatments are needed and, better still, prevention. The causes of childhood cancer are beginning to emerge. The origin for many is probably in utero and may be initiated by dietary and other… CONTINUE READING

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