Welcome to the website of the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry!

The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR) is a national, population-based cancer registry for children. It collects data on new cancer diagnoses and concurrent medical conditions and documents the treatment and long term follow-up. Through this it contributes to understanding causes of cancer diseases in children with the ultimate goal to prevent them, and it helps to continuously improve treatments and increase cure rates while aiming to avoid or minimise late effects.


What's new in the childhood cancer registry?

11.07.2017 Spatial clustering of childhood leukaemia in Switzerland: A nationwide study

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...[more]

07.07.2017 Symposium on the national strategy against cancer – June 21, 2017 “The Chances of an Integrated Care Organisation”

Claudia Kuehni, head of the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR), was one of three presenters at “The Chances of an Integrated Care Organisation”, a half-day symposium organised on June 21, 2017, in connection with the Federal Office of Public Health’s National Strategy Against Cancer 2014...[more]

30.03.2017 Validation of questionnaire-reported hearing with medical records

A new study of the SCCR: “Validation of questionnaire-reported hearing with medical records” The full publication is available here: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0174479 [more]

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