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.”

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