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.

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What's new in the childhood cancer registry?

The new annual report of the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry is now online!

 

The report contains our routine statistics for the years 1976 – 2013 and a description of our research projects and activities.

 

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ISPM researchers found that children living in areas with higher levels of terrestrial and cosmic radiation tended to have a greater risk of developing leukaemia and brain tumours.

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On Saturday March 22, 2014 the radio program “Wissenschaftsmagazin“ on the  channel SRF 2 had a broadcast on the topic “Late-effects in survivors of childhood cancer”. Patients, together with a clinician and scientist talk about problems concerning follow-up and late effects after childhood cancer....

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