Childhood malignancies

Unfortunately the paediatric population is susceptible to malignancies. The most common entities, in overall order of frequency, are 1-4:

* note on figures/percentages

It is important to note that the incidence of various tumours varies with age, and thus the order above is not true throughout childhood 3.

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rID: 8359
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pediatric malignancies
  • Paediatric malignancies
  • Malignancies in childhood

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