Clinical characteristics of childhood cancer in emergency room in a tertiary hospital in Pakistan.

@article{Jawaid2016ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of childhood cancer in emergency room in a tertiary hospital in Pakistan.},
  author={Amna Jawaid and Khubaib Arif and Neil Brown and Zehra Fadoo},
  journal={World journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          300-302
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Worldwide, cancer is an important cause of mortality in children aged over 1 year. [1] Numerically, the major cancers include acute lymphoblastic leukemia, CNS tumors and lymphomas. [2–6] Cancer incidence is increasing in children globally as well as in Pakistan but the etiology is poorly understood. [7] There are an estimated 160 000 new cases and 90 000 deaths per year worldwide in children aged under 15 years. [8] The exact incidence in Pakistan is not known as there is no… CONTINUE READING

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