Objectives-To investigate the survival of children with cancer diagnosed during 1980-91 in order to assess the impact of developments in medical care on a population basis.
Subjects-14 973 children with cancer diagnosed during 1980-91 and included in the population based National Registry of Childhood Tumours.
For all cancers combined, two year survival increased from 66% to 76% between 1980-2 and 1989-91, and five year survival increased from 57% to 65% between 1980-2 and 1986-8.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Hémopathie maligne, Survie, Epidémiologie, Enfant, Grande Bretagne, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Malignant hemopathy, Survival, Epidemiology, Child, Great Britain, Human, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0173692
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.