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?

The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR) and the Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG) welcome the presented draft for the new law on cancer registration.

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This fifth annual report provides an overview of the organisation of the SCCR and describes incidence and prognosis of cancer in children and adolescents in Switzerland from 1976 to 2011. In addition, it summarises current research projects of the Swiss Childhood cancer registry and lists all...

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Young adults, who had been treated for leukaemia in childhood, report a similar quality of life as the general population. This was the case even if they had suffered a relapse and needed intensified treatments. Insights from the nationwide Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

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