Aetiology of Childhood Cancer: Epidemiological Approach

  • Robert W. Miller
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 13)

Abstract

Epidemiology is an important source of clues to the origins of cancer. Until recently, this research approach has been focussed on the more numerous cancers of adults. The epidemiology of childhood cancer received little attention, because paediatricians were mainly concerned with diagnosis, pathological physiology, and therapy.

Keywords

Lymphoma Adenoma Retina Sarcoma Meningioma 

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