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Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Timing of Relapse and Overall Survival for Children Treated on Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocols (2000–2010).

by on February 28, 2016

SourcePediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Feb 23.

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Date of publication: February, 2016

Publication type: Research article

In a nutshell: This research article examines overall survival event-free survival (EFS) and cumulative incidence (CI) and timing of relapse by community-level poverty for 575 children aged 1-18 years with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia and concludes U.S. children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia living in high-poverty areas have a higher risk of early relapse when compared with those living in low-poverty areas despite uniform treatment.

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