Childhood cancer in Africa: an overview of resources.

  title={Childhood cancer in Africa: an overview of resources.},
  author={D C Stefan},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  volume={37 2},
BACKGROUND Information about pediatric oncology in most of Africa is not widely available. The aim of this study was to provide an overview of childhood cancer and resources for patient care in a cross-section of African hospitals. METHODS Between 2011 and 2013, 49 health professionals involved in the care of children with cancer, from 38 hospitals in 29 African countries, were asked to respond to a questionnaire about the types and number of childhood cancers seen in their facilities; types… CONTINUE READING
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