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Il Registro Svizzero dei Tumori Pediatrici (RSTP) è un registro demografico nazionale per tumori pediatrici. Rileva dati su nuovi casi, documenta le terapie effettuate e comprende un programma di controllo a lungo termine. In questo modo, il registro contribuisce ad accrescere le conoscenze sulle cause della malattia, a migliorare la qualità delle cure e ad evitare effetti indesiderati a lungo termine. Continua a leggere

Le novità del registro

It is well established from studies of atomic bomb survivors and other exposed groups that medium to high doses of ionising radiation can induce cancer. Furthermore, children are known to be more sensitive to radiation. However, the direct epidemiological investigation of cancer risks associated...

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Research questions:

We investigated whether children who develop childhood cancers tend to live closer to each other than expected by chance (spatial clustering) and whether there are specific areas in Switzerland with a particularly high risk (spatial cluster). We investigated both the place of...

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Summary of results

Research questions:

1.     Did childhood cancer patients who received toxic treatment for the ear receive hearing monitoring?

2.     Did patient characteristics or cancer treatment influence hearing monitoring?

3.     Did hearing monitoring improve over the last decade?

Why...

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