Effectiveness of nationwide screening program for neuroblastoma in Japan.
BACKGROUND: Neuroblastoma (NB) is one of the most malignant neoplasms in childhood. In Japan, while a nationwide screening program at six months of age was introduced in 1985, its efficacy has not been systematically evaluated before or after its introduction.
Glob J Health Sci. 2014 Jul;6(4):34946
Authors: Hisashige A, NBS Evaluation Group