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We are beginning to see a much needed proliferation of textbooks on childhood cancer. The second edition of Tumours in Children is unique in that it deals with a uniform population of patients living in the Manchester Hospital region in England. It covers a 15-year span from 1954-1968 and includes analysis of data on 1589 patients. The book draws heavily on the rich resource of the Manchester Children's Tumour Registry. It is impressive to read about 30-year follow-ups.
All of the common tumours of childhood and some of the not so common are discussed. There is a wealth of case
Tumours in Children.. Ann Intern Med. ;88:278. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-2-278
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(2):278.
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