Patterns of domestic migrations and access to childhood cancer care centres in Italy: a report from the hospital based registry of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP).

@article{Dama2008PatternsOD,
  title={Patterns of domestic migrations and access to childhood cancer care centres in Italy: a report from the hospital based registry of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP).},
  author={Elisa Dama and Roberto Rondelli and Marisa de Rosa and M. Rita Aric{\`o} and Modesto Ottaviano Carli and Franca Fossati Bellani and Corrado Magnani and Franco Merletti and Guido Pastore and Andrea Pession},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 15},
  pages={2101-5}
}
Tertiary care centres, grouped in the Italian Association of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (AIEOP) are unevenly distributed across the country. In an attempt to describe their perceived efficacy, we matched the residence and the location of the treatment centre in 18,441 patients aged <or=15 years treated in the AIEOP network between 1989 and 2005… CONTINUE READING