What's new in the childhood cancer registry?

07.07.2017 Do children of parents who are exposed to benzene at work have a higher risk of cancer?

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...[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]

01.04.2016 INVITATION: 08.-09. September 2016 40 years Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry - Scientific Symposium

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...[more]

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