Many cases in Asia and Africa are being missed and leading to children ‘dying at home’

Almost half of children with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated, according to a new global study.

The research suggests that the situation depends on location: while only 3% of childhood cancer cases in western Europe and north America are thought to have been missed in 2015, the proportion rose to an estimated 49% in south Asia and 57% in western Africa.

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