Neuroblastoma in Europe: differences in the pattern of disease in the UK

@article{Powell1998NeuroblastomaIE,
  title={Neuroblastoma in Europe: differences in the pattern of disease in the UK},
  author={Judith E Powell and Jacques Est{\`e}ve and Jillian R Mann and Louise Parker and on behalf of Sense},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1998},
  volume={352},
  pages={682-687}
}
BACKGROUND Neuroblastoma is a major contributor to childhood cancer mortality, but its prognosis varies with age and stage of disease, and some tumours regress spontaneously. Urinary screening programmes or clinical examination may detect the disease before symptoms appear, but the benefit of early diagnosis is uncertain. We examined the incidence, pattern, and presentation of neuroblastoma in four European countries. METHOD Population-based incidence rates were derived for France, Austria… CONTINUE READING

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