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Leukaemia survival trends in children with Down's syndrome in Great Britain, 1971-2000: a population-based study

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Background: Children with Down's syndrome (DS) who developed leukaemia have had a worse prognosis than other children with leukaemia in the past. In the 1970s and early 1980s, some children with DS who developed leukaemia received fewer cycles of chemotherapy or were advised not to have treatment. Methods: In this population-based study, trends in 5-year survival with leukaemia were evaluated for children with and without DS who were diagnosed in Great Britain during 1971-2000 and followed to...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jech.2008.086207

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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Department:
Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit,Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of - Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Institution:
Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, UK
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of - Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Department:
Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit,Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
7
Pages:
604-609
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:a325b6ce-1aef-497d-b921-f353c9882898
Local pid:
ora:4645
Language:
English
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