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The cancer rates in children are the highest in the northeast and the lowest in the south, as shown by a new cancer mapping of the government
Leukemia is more common in the West In contrast, rates of pediatric lymphoma and brain tumor are in the northeast higher.
It is not clear why the differences exist, and since pediatric cancer is so rare, there is little message for patients and their parents. The team at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that the main value of the data is to ensure that doctors, hospitals and the government are prepared to take care of and take care of children with cancer
"Variation in childhood cancer incidence may be associated with Differences in exposure to carcinogenic chemicals (eg air pollution, passive smoking, food or drinking water) or radiation are related ", wrote the team of CDC epidemiologist Dr. med. David Siegel in her report.