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The importance of pediatric cancer registries in childhood cancer control

Hanieh Shaterzadeh-Yazdi , Fatemeh Molaei

Hanieh Shaterzadeh-Yazdi
KnowCancer Scientific Group, Research & Innovations Department, International Institute of Emerging Technologies, Razavi Hospital, Imam Reza International University. Email: hshyazdi@yahoo.com

Fatemeh Molaei
KnowCancer Scientific Group, Research & Innovations Department, International Institute of Emerging Technologies, Razavi Hospital, Imam Reza International University
Online First: April 03, 2019 | Cite this Article
Shaterzadeh-Yazdi, H., Molaei, F. 2019. The importance of pediatric cancer registries in childhood cancer control. The Cancer Press 5(1, 2, 3, 4): 26-33. DOI:10.15562/tcp.74


Cancers in children, as the major cause of pediatric deaths, account for one percent of all cancers. Cancer control program is intended to diminish occurrence, morbidity and mortality and to improve the life quality of people with cancer. A key element of any reasonable cancer control program is cancer registry. A registry which serves as the backbone for any treatment plan in childhood oncology. Given the importance of pediatric cancer, the present paper explores the importance of pediatric cancer registry in childhood cancer control.

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