Blood cancers

Indigenous disadvantage apparent for kids with leukaemia

The Indigenous health gap is apparent for children who have acute leukaemia, and the disadvantage in outcomes seen among Aboriginal children is being attributed to remote location of residence. A review of 455 cases of childhood leukaemia in WA, South Australia and the Northern Territory between 2009 and 2018 found that Indigenous children were more ...

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