Sunday, May 29, 2005

More Cancer Deaths amongst children in developing countries

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has called for strategic partnerships between institutions from developed and underdeveloped countries to help improve upon the treatment of children with cancer even in areas of the world that have limited resources.

According to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the emergence of cancer as a major cause of death among children in developing regions of the world is not being adequately addressed by national or international health organizations and charities.

This growing rate of pediatric cancer is occurring as the number of children dying from infectious diseases is being reduced through the efforts of the World Health Organization and international charities, the researchers say.

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