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Childhood cancer, type 1 diabetes, and other immune diseases: Healthcare visits in the year before diagnosis in Taiwan

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Background

Cancer, type 1 diabetes, and other immune diseases are often presented initially with non-specific problems. For how long children have been seeking medical help before the diagnosis is relatively unknown.

Methods

During 2002-2013, 7238 children at ages 2-15 years diagnosed with cancer of 7 sites, type 1 diabetes, and 3 other immune diseases were registered in the Taiwan National Health Insurance Catastrophic Illness Database. Their healthcare visit rec...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/archdischild-2016-311762

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Publication date:
2017-02-08
Acceptance date:
2017-01-10
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ISSN:
0003-9888
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668785
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pubs:668785
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uuid:652e6a4c-a87a-472a-b2eb-dd572cccd4be
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pubs:668785
Deposit date:
2017-01-10

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