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Clinical presentation of childhood leukaemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Objective

Leukaemia is the most common cancer of childhood, accounting for a third of cases. In order to assist clinicians in its early detection, we systematically reviewed all existing data on its clinical presentation and estimated the frequency of signs and symptoms presenting at or prior to diagnosis.

Design

We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE for all studies describing presenting features of leukaemia in children (0–18 years) without date or language restriction,...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9012-2009
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences; PHC-Madox
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
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ORCID:
0000-0002-4938-9673
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
10
Pages:
894-901
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Pubs id:
pubs:648067
URN:
uri:092aef61-7b18-477a-834d-08c1e607a062
UUID:
uuid:092aef61-7b18-477a-834d-08c1e607a062
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pubs:648067

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