Actualités du Registre Suisse du Cancer de l’Enfant

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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Our research question 

  1. Do childhood cancer survivors have more often lung diseases like pneumonia, lung fibrosis and emphysema or chest wall problems than their siblings?
  2. How many years after cancer diagnosis can lung disease develop?
  3. Are recent childhood cancer treatments less toxic for the lung...
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Depuis plus de 40 ans, le Registre Suisse du Cancer de l'Enfant effectue le recensement national et centralisé des cas de cancer parmi les enfants et les adolescents. Le RSCE fournit ainsi le fondement informationnel qui permet une recherche épidémiologique et clinique diversifiée concernant le...

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Campagne

Grâce aux succès remportés par la médecine dans le traitement du cancer de l’enfant, quatre enfants sur cinq peuvent être guéris en Suisse. Malgré tout, le cancer reste la deuxième cause de décès – après les acci-dents. A cela s’ajoute le fait que plus des deux tiers des enfants et...

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Summary of results

Our research question

We investigated whether children of parents exposed to benzene at their workplace were more likely to develop cancer than children of parents without such exposure.

Why is this important?

Benzene is a substance that was widely used in the past as a...

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Summary of results

Our research question

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

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