Blood cancers

Australian childhood leukaemia survival rates rise

More children are surviving leukaemia in Australia, a global report across 53 countries shows, but for children in lower income countries the outlook is not so good. According to the CONCORD-2 study, children 0-14 years diagnosed with lymphoid leukaemia between 1995 and 2009 had 5-year survival rates ranging from 52% in Columbia to 92% in ...

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