Childhood cancer epidemiology in low-income countries.

@article{Howard2008ChildhoodCE,
  title={Childhood cancer epidemiology in low-income countries.},
  author={Scott C. Howard and Monika L Metzger and Judith A. Wilimas and Yuri Quintana and Ching-Hon Pui and Leslie L. Robison and Raul C. Ribeiro},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={
          461-72
        }
}
Global studies of childhood cancer provide clues to cancer etiology, facilitate prevention and early diagnosis, identify biologic differences, improve survival rates in low-income countries (LIC) by facilitating quality improvement initiatives, and improve outcomes in high-income countries (HIC) through studies of tumor biology and collaborative clinical trials. Incidence rates of cancer differ between various ethnic groups within a single country and between various countries with similar… CONTINUE READING
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