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Childhood Cancers

  • By: Lyn Michaud
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Childhood cancers are considered to be rare. In the United States an estimated 9,500 new cases were expected in 2006 and in European countries 1 in 500 children is estimated to be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 15. Despite ...

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