Childhood cancer mortality in Europe, 1970-2007.

  title={Childhood cancer mortality in Europe, 1970-2007.},
  author={Cristina Bosetti and Paola Bertuccio and Liliane Chatenoud and Eva Negri and Fabio Levi and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={46 2},
To update trends in childhood cancer mortality in Europe, we analysed mortality data derived from the World Health Organization for all childhood neoplasms, bone and kidney cancers, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) and leukaemias, in 30 European countries up to 2007. Between 1990-1994 and 2005-2007, mortality from all neoplasms steadily declined in most European countries (from 5.2 to 3.5/100,000 boys and from 4.3 to 2.8/100,000 girls in the European Union, EU). In 2005-2007, however, mortality… CONTINUE READING

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