What's new in the childhood cancer registry?

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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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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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In 2016 the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry will be 40 years old!

We will celebrate this birthday with a 2-day scientific Symposium from 08 - 09 September 2016 in Bern (Hauptgebäude Universität Bern, Kuppelsaal Nr. 501).

Topic: "How routine data help to prevent cancer in children, optimize...

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