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NEWS: LATEST RESEARCH STATS ON CHILDHOOD CANCER

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· Analyzed data from the National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results statewide registries representing 94.2% of the US population to identify cancers diagnosed among persons aged 0 to 19 years during 2001-2009, shows:

Results

· They identified 120,137 childhood and adolescent cancer cases during 2001-2009 with an age-adjusted incidence rate of 171.01 per million.

· The overall rate of all cancers combined remained stable over time.

· There was an increase in the overall cancer trend among African American children and adolescents.

· An increasing trend for thyroid cancer was observed among both genders and specifically among adolescents and those in the Northeast, South, and West regions of the United States.

· Renal carcinoma incidence was increasing significantly overall.

· Extracranial and extragonadal germ cell tumors and melanoma were both significantly decreasing.

Author: txnaturalpediatrics

By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives. In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.

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