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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]

15.12.2016 ISPM PhD students win awards at the 8th GHS symposium

The symposium of the Graduate School for Health Science took place in Münchenwiler on 30th November – 1st December this year, where PhD students Garyfallos Konstantinoudis and Annette Weiss from the Childhood Cancer Epidemiology Group were awarded. With his poster on “Spatial clustering of...[more]

07.12.2016 Low adherence to dietary recommendations in adult childhood cancer survivors

A new study of the SCCR: “Low adherence to dietary recommendations in adult childhood cancer survivors” The full publication is available here: http://www.clinicalnutritionjournal.com/article/S0261-5614(16)30211-4/fulltext Summary of the results What did we analyse? We investigated young...[more]

02.12.2016 Long-term auditory complications after childhood cancer

A new study of the SCCR: “Long-term auditory complications after childhood cancer.” The full publication is available here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27650356 Summary of the results What did we analyse? We wanted to know if former childhood cancer patients reported long-term auditory...[more]

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