Geographical variability in survival of European children with central nervous system tumours

G Gatta, R Peris-Bonet, O Visser, C Stiller, R Marcos-Gragera, M-J Sánchez, B Lacour, P Kaatsch, F Berrino, S Rutkowski, L Botta, EUROCARE-5 Working Group, Lucia Mangone

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Abstract

Survival for childhood central nervous system (CNS) tumours varies across Europe, partly because of the difficulty of distinguishing malignant from non-malignant disease. This study examines bias in CNS tumours survival analysis to obtain the reliable and comparable survival figures. We analysed survival data for about 15,000 children (age
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-148
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume82
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Survival Analysis
  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

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