Childhood cancer survival: a report from the United Kingdom Childhood Cancer Study.

@article{Johnston2010ChildhoodCS,
  title={Childhood cancer survival: a report from the United Kingdom Childhood Cancer Study.},
  author={William T Johnston and Tracy J Lightfoot and Jill Simpson and Eve Roman},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={659-66}
}
BACKGROUND Improvements in diagnostic approaches and refinements to treatment protocols have resulted in 5-year survival levels above 70% for children diagnosed with cancer in economically developed parts of the world. For some cancers, including leukaemia and tumours of the central nervous system, age and sex have been identified as important prognostic indicators. METHODS We examined long-term survival, and affects of age and sex, in a population-based case-control study. Children (0-14… CONTINUE READING
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