Childhood cancer rising across Europe

 作者:胥波欢     |      日期:2019-03-03 07:06:00
By Katharine Davis CHILDHOOD cancer across Europe is on the rise, and the rate of increase is accelerating. An analysis of more than 130,000 cancer cases in 19 European countries between 1970 and 1999 has revealed that the incidence of cancer among under-15s is increasing by an average of 1 per cent each year. Among 15 to 19-year-olds the increase is 1.5 per cent per year. Childhood cancers still account for less than 1 per cent of all cases,