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Leukaemia survival trends in children with Down's syndrome in Great Britain, 1971–2000: a population-based study

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Background: Children with Down's syndrome (DS) who developed leukaemia have had a worse prognosis than other children with leukaemia in the past. In the 1970s and early 1980s, some children with DS who developed leukaemia received fewer cycles of chemotherapy or were advised not to have treatment. Methods: In this population-based study, trends in 5-year survival from leukaemia were evaluated for children with and without DS who were diagnosed in Great Britain during 1971–2000 and followed t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jech.2008.086207

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
7
Pages:
604-609
Publication date:
2009-08-24
Acceptance date:
2009-06-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
Pmid:
19703908
Source identifiers:
112457
Language:
English
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pubs:112457
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uuid:4c46f11d-2d11-4200-bbb3-620cee67bcaf
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pubs:112457
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2017-08-23

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