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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 105-106

Brief report on pediatric oncology in Bangladesh

1 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Majib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 Academic Unit of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Tim Eden
Academic Unit of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, University of Manchester, Manchester
United Kingdom
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.110516

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Cancer in children is emerging as a significant threat to life as deaths from infections and malnutrition have begun to decrease due to concerted maternal and child health initiatives. Efforts are being made to create a comprehensive service for children with Cancer. The major challenges to be overcome are professional and public awareness, late diagnosis, perceptions of incurablity, treatment refusal and abandonment, toxic deaths and drug costs/inconsistent availability.

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