Childhood Cancer Mortality in India

Direct Estimates from a Nationally Representative Survey of Childhood Deaths

Sumit Gupta     Shaun K Morris     Wilson Suraweera     Lukasz Aleksandrowicz     Rajesh Dikshit     Prabhat Jha

“Although most children with cancer live in low- and middle-income countries, measurements of childhood cancer burden in such countries have been restricted to incidence rates from a few subnational cancer registries and mortality rates from vital statistics. We aimed to provide alternative burden estimates by using nationally representative longitudinal survey–derived mortality rates.”

Read the whole paper here

Comments are closed.