Duration of Survival of Children with Acute Leukaemia: REPORT TO THE MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL FROM THE COMMITTEE ON LEUKAEMIA AND THE WORKING PARTY ON LEUKAEMIA IN CHILDHOODBr Med J 1971; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5778.7 (Published 02 October 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;4:7
The survival times of children with acute leukaemia diagnosed in the years 1963-7 in England and Wales have been studied. The children known to have been treated by physicians specializing in the treatment of leukaemia in childhood have survived considerably longer than the others.
↵* Members: Professor P. Alexander, Dr. K. D. Bagshawe, Dr. J. M. Bridges, Professor J. V. Dacie, Dr. P. F. Deasy, Professor Sir Richard Doll, Dr. D. I. K. Evans, Dr. D. A. G. Galton, Dr. R. J. Guyer, Professor R. M. Hardisty, Dr. F. Harris, Professor F. G. J. Hayhoe, Dr. C. B. Howarth, Dr. J. H. Humphrey, Professor J. H. Hutchison (chairman of Working Party), Dr. E. M. Innes, Dr. H. W. Everley Jones, Dr. P. M. Jones, Dr. H. E. M. Kay, Professor L. G. Lajtha, Professor D. R. Laurence, Dr. D. Mainwaring, Dr. J. Martin, Mr. R. Peto, Dr. M. G. Philpott, Dr. M. C. Pike, Dr. S. Sacker, Dr. W. H. Schutt, Dr. J. Stuart, Dr. E. Thompson, Dr. M. M. Till, Dr. M. L. N. Willoughby, Professor L. J. Witts (chairman of Committee).
The data were collected with the co-operation of Dr. G. B. Hill and Miss Audrey Soaper of the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (Medical Statistics Division).