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Cancer in Children.
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  1. Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK

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    Cancer in Children. 4th edition. Edited by P A Voute, C Kalifa, A Barratt. (Pp 359; hardback £49.95) Oxford Medical Publications, 1988. ISBN 0 19 262897 6 .

    Over the past 24 years since the first edition of this text, paediatric oncology has changed dramatically. For most children with cancer, survival was then uncertain, treatment largely empirical, and the medical profession was not too concerned about late effects—we were only too happy to have anyone in the long term follow up clinic. The revolutionary advance in cytogenetics and molecular genetics, our ever increasing understanding …

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