Medtech Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Chile boosts child cancer care, lacks technology:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Chile accepts that it lacks the equipment, consumables and sophisticated imaging and other testing necessary to improve the delivery of its integrated paediatric cancer care programme. This assessment is contained in a new manual on early detection of childhood cancers in the primary care setting, published last week by the health ministry. It says that "although the programme is complete and there are no waiting lists, it is not perfect". Cancer is the second-largest cause of death among Chile's 5-15 year olds (totalling some 4.3 million in 2001), at a rate of 3.4 cases for every 100,000. The programme was established in 1999.

You may also be interested in...



Did Sarepta Need To Tell Investors About Its Vyondys 53 Dispute Resolution Request?

Attorneys say Sarepta did not have an obligation to report its appeal, particularly since winning a formal dispute filing with the US FDA is a long shot.

Sarepta’s Vyondys: Renal Toxicity Concerns That Delayed Approval Get Enhanced Postmarketing Scrutiny, Label Warning

Sarepta must perform enhanced pharmacovigilance for serious renal toxicity events and rhabdomyolysis with the Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug, which carries a label warning for renal toxicity. Approval letter includes 2024 target completion date for ESSENCE confirmatory trial.

Horizon's Teprotumumab Breezes Through US FDA Adcom, But Safety Questions Remain

Efficacy data were striking to committee members, but they want to ensure postmarketing plans gather adequate data to address safety questions.

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

MT069360

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel