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High hospitalization rates in survivors of childhood cancer: A longitudinal follow-up study using medical record linkage

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Hospitalization rates over time of childhood cancer survivors (CCS) provide insight into the burden of unfavorable health conditions on CCS and health care resources. The objective of our study was to examine trends in hospitalizations of CCS and risk factors in comparison with the general population. We performed a medical record linkage study of a cohort of 1564 ≥five-year CCS with national registers. We obtained a random sample of the general population matched on year of birth, gender ...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0159518

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PLOS ONE Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
Pages:
e0159518
Publication date:
2016-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-07
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1932-6203
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pubs:673741
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uri:49ab91fc-664a-49c7-b054-1421ae5107a5
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uuid:49ab91fc-664a-49c7-b054-1421ae5107a5
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