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Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, Survival and Mortality

Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, Survival and Mortality

by Charles Stiller


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About 1,450 cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed each year throughout Great Britain. This book gives detailed information in tables and graphs on incidence, survival, and mortality rates for the country as a whole, including trends since the 1960s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198520702
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2007
Series: Cancer Research UK
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Charles Stiller has been a member of Childhood Cancer Research Group since 1976 and is now Senior Research Fellow and Director of the National Registry of Childhood Tumours. He has been involved in descriptive epidemiology of childhood cancer, studies of outcome for children and young people with cancer in relation to patterns of organization of medical care, and studies of genetic factors in relation to aetiology of childhood cancer. Mr Stiller has been a member of the UK Children's Cancer Study Group (about to be renamed Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group following merger) since 1984 and has served on several of its working groups. He is also a Member of the Paediatric Panel of the European Journal of Cancer.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, GJ Draper
2. Methods, TJ Vincent, AM Bayne, PA Brownbill and CA Stiller
3. Incidence of Childhood Cancer 1991-2000, CA Stiller, ME Kroll and EM Eatock
4. Time Trends in Incidence 1966-2000, ME Kroll and CA Stiller
5. Survival from Childhood Cancer, CA Stiller, ME Kroll and EM Eatock
6. Childhood Cancer Mortality, KJ Bunch and CA Stiller
7. Uses of the NRCT, MFG Murphy and AM Bayne

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