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Do all children have equal access to Phase I cancer trials?

Approximately 60% of pediatric cancer patients participate in clinical trials compared to only 5% of adult cancer patients.  These pediatric clinical trials have been instrumental in improving the 5-year survival rate of childhood and adolescent cancer patients

Caste-ethnic disparity in vaccine use among children in Nepal

The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal 4 addresses child mortality as a major indicator of health and development, revealing much about a nation’s health services and related social and economic factors. Currently, an estimated 8.1 million children