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Geographic mobility following cancer treatment in Yorkshire, UK
  1. R G Feltbower1,
  2. A W Glaser2,
  3. R C Parslow1,
  4. S E Kinsey2
  1. 1Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology & Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
  2. 2Paediatric Oncology & Haematology, Children’s Day Hospital, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Mr R Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology & Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK; r.g.feltbowerleeds.ac.uk

Abstract

Long term cure and maximising reintegration into society are major goals of childhood cancer treatment. Whether reintegration had occurred was assessed using geographic mobility as an objective proxy. Age, sex, and socioeconomic status were identified as being independently associated with mobility whereas diagnosis and relapse were not.

  • cancer
  • mobility
  • long-term survivors
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