Childhood leukaemia: long-term excess mortality and the proportion 'cured'
Survival from childhood leukaemia has increased, but the proportion of children cured is unknown. The proportion 'cured' is defined as the proportion of survivors for whom, as a group, there is no longer excess mortality compared to the general population. Average time to cure is defined as the time since diagnosis at which the excess mortality rate has declined to or below a predetermined small value. Data on children diagnosed with leukaemia during 1971-2000 in Great Britain were used to es...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Shah, A. et al. (2008). ' Childhood leukaemia: long-term excess mortality and the proportion 'cured'', British Journal of Cancer 99(1), 219-223. [Available at http://www.nature.com/bjc/archive/index.html]. Copyright 2008 Shah et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-Share-Alike 3.0 License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited and the work is not used for commercial purposes. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
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