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A look at childhood cancer in Singapore
 

A look at childhood cancer in Singapore

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Each year, 180 to 200 children and teenagers in Singapore are diagnosed with cancer. They make up for about 1% of all cancer patients in the country.
 
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11 Dec 2016 - General
 
Marinelle Castro Every year about 40000 children are diagnosed with cancer in India. Out of all types Lymphoma, leukemia and cancer of brain stands in top position. Thanking you for sharing...
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Jemelyn Mae Sodusta In India cancer is used to say as Rich Man's Disease as it was seen in rich peoples only but now scenario and history changed any we seeing in all. Research on cance...
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Cancer was once a word that people were afraid to speak in public, and people rarely admitted to being a cancer survivor. But because of the successful trials done, more people are surviving cancer, more attention is focused on the quality of life an...
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In the our country, more than 50% of childhood cancers are leukemia. I agree that progression free survival for the treatment have improved over the last couple of years, as documented in several trials. However, unlike Singapore, our country has a l...
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Working in a general pediatric surgical ward, the commonest malignancies that we encounter are nephroblastomas and adrenal neuroblastomas. The most worrying thing about these tumours is that they present very late. Many kids that I have seen were bro...
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World Health Organization has collected data about cancer prevalence in childhood and result has shown that the most common cancer in childhood is leukemia whereas brain cancer comes second. Other common cancer types are eye tumor, kidney tumors, adr...
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Leukaemia is the most common childhood cancer in Singapore, accounting for 35% of total cases. Brain cancer comes in second, making up for 20% of the total diagnosed cases, followed by lymphoma at 10%. Other types of cancers that have been more commo...
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