Childhood deaths from cancer have decreased by nearly 40% in the past 15 years in Australia, our latest figures show. While overall cancer rates have increased during the past 30 years, mortality rates have dropped, both overall and for particular types of childhood cancer. According to unpublished data from the Australian Paediatric Cancer Registry, childhood ...
Childhood cancer deaths have fallen in Australia, but some types remain more of a challenge
By Joanne Aitken
2 Aug 2016