Trends in 5- and 10-year survival after diagnosis with childhood hematologic malignancies in the United States, 1990-2004.

@article{Pulte2008TrendsI5,
  title={Trends in 5- and 10-year survival after diagnosis with childhood hematologic malignancies in the United States, 1990-2004.},
  author={Dianne Pulte and Adam Gondos and Hermann Brenner},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 18},
  pages={1301-9}
}
BACKGROUND Advances in the treatment of childhood hematologic malignancies have led to improvements in survival for several of these conditions during the past few decades, but most population-based survival data available to date refer only to patients diagnosed up to the mid-1990s. METHODS We used period analysis to assess trends in 5- and 10-year survival in US patients younger than 15 years of age at diagnosis with four hematologic malignancies--acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute non… CONTINUE READING