Sustaining innovation and improvement in the treatment of childhood cancer: lessons from high-income countries

Kathy Pritchard-Jones, Rob Pieters, Gregory H Reaman, Lars Hjorth, Peter A Downie, Gabriele Calaminus, Marianne Naafs-Wilstra, Eva Stelliarova-Foucher

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Abstract

Cancer in children and adolescents is rate and biologically very different from cancer in adults. It accounts for 1.4 of all cancers worldwide, although this proportion rangges from 0.5 in Europe to 4.8 in Africa, largely because of differences in age, composition and life expectancy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e95 - e103
Number of pages9
JournalThe Lancet Oncology
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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