Special Issue on paediatric oncology

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Published: 28 Feb 2024
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Prof Tezer Kutluk - Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine & Cancer Institute, Sıhhiye-Ankara, Turkey

Professor Kutluk discusses the latest ecancermedicalscience Special Issue on paediatric oncology in a conversation with ecancer. He begins by addressing the significant challenge posed by paediatric cancer in low-middle-income countries, where nearly 95% of the world's children reside, compared to high-income countries.

Furthermore, Professor Kutluk explores strategies to alleviate this burden, emphasising the crucial roles of governments and healthcare systems. Within the Special Issue, he highlights various pertinent topics, including economic considerations and resource availability.

He concludes by stating the ongoing urgency of addressing the global disparity in paediatric cancer care.