Management of paediatric procedure-related cancer pain

  title={Management of paediatric procedure-related cancer pain},
  author={Christina Liossi},
Childhood cancers are comparatively rare, affecting one in 600 children before the age of 15 years. Each year in the UK there are around 1300 new childhood cancer patients, an annual incidence rate of one per 10 000 children.1 The outlook for children with cancer has improved radically since the widespread introduction of combination chemotherapy in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Before that time very few cancers could be treated effectively,1 but now at least half are probably cured and for… CONTINUE READING
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