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Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Charles Stiller (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer is diagnosed in about 140 per million children in Britain each year. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a child will be affected in the first 15 years of life, the most frequently occurring types ... More


Pediatric Oncology: A Medical Overview

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the medical aspects of pediatric cancer, valuable to readers with little or no background in biomedical sciences and medical practice. It considers the etiology, clinical ... More


Childhood Cancers

Eve Roman, Tracy Lightfoot, Susan Picton, and Sally Kinsey

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0059
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the wide range of histological and site-specific cancers that occur before age 25. It considers disease classifications, predisposing factors, and the epidemiology of the most ... More


Childhood cancer

Elena J Ladas and Kara M Kelly

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Many parents of children and adolescents with cancer investigate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to help manage the side effects associated with conventional medications and augment ... More


Uses of the NRCT

MFG Murphy and AM Bayne

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In addition to the detailed descriptive analyses of childhood cancer incidence, survival and mortality that are presented in this book, the registry data have contributed to international studies of ... More


Cancer incidence data for children

G. J. Draper and D. M. Parkin

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the special problems and advantages of conducting small-area studies of the incidence of childhood cancer. Topics discussed include data sources, diagnostic classification ... More


Introduction

GJ Draper

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes briefly the origins and functions of the Childhood Cancer Research Group (CCRG) and the National Registry of Childhood Tumours, and relates these to the development of cancer ... More


Methods

TJ Vincent, AM Bayne, PA Brownbill, and CA Stiller

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by describing the sources of data in the National Registry of Childhood Tumours, the largest population-based specialist children's cancer registry in the world. Cases of cancer ... More


Neuropsychological Late Effects

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The dramatic improvements in treating childhood cancers also have occasioned a variety of treatment-related toxicities. None are more significant than neuropsychological late effects caused by ... More


Introduction

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Cancer in children is a relatively rare disease, and yet it is the largest non-accidental cause of death of children between the ages of 2 and 16 years. In the past 30 years, the cure rate for ... More


Time Trends in Incidence 1966–2000

ME Kroll and CA Stiller

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter contains a descriptive analysis of time trends in the recorded incidence of childhood cancer in Great Britain from 1966 to 2000. Results are presented for all cancers combined and for ... More


Cancers, Brain Disorders, and the Feminization of Boys: Can We Avoid Poisoning Our Children?

Carl F. Cranor

in Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190635756
eISBN:
9780190635787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635756.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Infectious diseases in the United States have declined while noninfectious diseases due to environmental factors or gene-environment interactions are increasing. Many noninfectious diseases, recently ... More


Reproductive and Developmental Disorders

Linda M. Frazier and Deborah Barkin Fromer

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes reproductive disorders and developmental disorders, with a focus on their recognition and prevention. Certain hazardous exposures at sufficient doses during preconception among ... More


Pictures

Steve Selvin

in The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0023
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

Simply five pictures and plots relative to statistical data and analyses.


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