Incidence of anemia in pediatric cancer patients in Europe: results of a large, international survey.

@article{Michon2002IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of anemia in pediatric cancer patients in Europe: results of a large, international survey.},
  author={Jean M. Michon},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={448-50}
}
BACKGROUND Anemia occurs frequently in children with cancer, but there is little information quantifying the incidence of anemia or treatment. A survey was conducted in 1998 in Europe by The Research Partnership with the objective of determining the incidence of anemia, identifying the hemoglobin triggers that initiated anemia treatment, and the current anemia treatment options available to clinicians. PROCEDURE The survey was conducted in the 10 largest pediatric oncology centers each in… CONTINUE READING