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Childhood cancer survival-rate increases threatened

Despite progress made in the developed world, especially in the last 50 years, cancer remains the leading cause of death from disease in children between the ages of one and 15 years. If we are to continue to improve the survival rate from childhood cancer, to reduce the toxicity of treatments and to mitigate their long-term side effects, data sharing and increased international cooperation in clinical studies as well as strong partnerships between all concerned groups will be necessary, according to researchers.

Read more: http://www.scienceomega.com/article/831/childhood-cancer-survival-rate-increases-threatened#ixzz2Lf0UN5hb