Childhood Cancer

Childhood leukaemia study points to smoking fathers

Research from Western Australia’s Telethon Institute for Child Health Research finds that heavy smoking by fathers around the time of conception greatly increases the risk of the child developing Acute ...

Feb 09, 2012
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Researchers find key gene in childhood cancer

(BRONX, NY) – There are no effective treatments for rhabdoid tumors – aggressive childhood cancers that usually strike children under three years old and affect the brain or kidneys. The disease is extremely rare ...

May 05, 2011
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The Childhood Cancer Research Group' (CCRG) is part of the University Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford, England. The CCRG maintains the National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT), which is said to be the largest childhood cancer registry in the world.

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