Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People

Recent publications

Smith L, Glaser AW, Peckham D, Greenwood DC, Feltbower RG. Respiratory morbidity in young people surviving cancer: population-based study of hospital admissions, treatment-related risk factors and subsequent mortality. Int J Cancer 2018 https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.32066

Smith L, Glaser AW, Kinsey SE, Greenwood DC, Chilton L, Moorman AV, Feltbower RG. Long-term survival after childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: population-based trends in cure and relapse by clinical characteristics. Br J Haematol 2018; 182: 851-858 doi.org/10.1111/bjh.15424

Smith L, Norman P, Kapetanstrataki M, Fleming S, Fraser LK, Parslow RC, Feltbower RG. Comparison of ethnic group classification using naming analysis and routinely collected data: application to cancer incidence trends in children and young people. BMJ Open 2017, 7 (9) e016332; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016332 

Fairley L, Stark DP, Yeomanson D, Kinsey SE, Glaser AW, Picton SV, Evans L, Feltbower RG. Access to Principal Treatment Centres and survival rates for children and young people with cancer in Yorkshire, UK. BMC Cancer 2017; 17: 168. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3160-5

Basta NO, Halliday GC, Makin G, Birch J, Feltbower R, Bown N, Elliott M, Moreno L, Barone G, Pearson AD, James PW, Tweddle DA, McNally RJ. Factors associated with recurrence and survival length following relapse in patients with neuroblastoma. Br J Cancer 2016; 115: 1048-1057. doi:10.1038/bjc.2016.302

Imam A, Fairley LF, Parslow RC, Feltbower RG. Population mixing and incidence of cancers in adolescents and young adults between 1990 and 2013 in Yorkshire, UK. Ca Cause Control 2016; 27: 1287-1292. doi:  10.1007/s10552-016-0797-3

Fairley L, Picton SV, McNally RJQ, Bailey S, McCabe MG, Feltbower RG. Incidence and survival of children and young people with central nervous system embryonal Tumours in the North of England, 1990-2013, Eur J Cancer 2016; 61: 36-43 doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.03.083

Althumairi A, Feltbower RG, van Laar M, Kinsey SE, Glaser AW, Picton SV. Patterns of hospital admissions and length of stay during 1996 to 2011 among children compared with teenagers and young adults after completing treatment following diagnosis with cancer in Yorkshire. Eur J Cancer Care 2015; 24: pp.9-9.

van Laar M, Kinsey SE, Feltbower RG. Survival of Childhood Acute Lymphoid Leukaemia in Yorkshire by Clinical Trial Era, 1990-2011. Br J Haematol 2015; 171: 116-9. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13524

Stark DP, Bowen D, Dunwoodie E, Feltbower RG, Johnson R, Moran A, Stiller CA, O’Hara C. Survival patterns in teenagers and young adults with cancer in the United Kingdom: comparisons with younger and older age groups Eur J Cancer 2015; 51 (17): 2643-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2015.08.010

O’Hara C, Moran A, Feltbower RG, Stevens MCG, Stiller CA, Whelan JS, Hough RE, Stark DP, McCabe MG. Trends in survival for teenagers and young adults with cancer in the UK 1992-2006. Eur J Cancer 2015; 51: 2039-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2015.06.112

van Laar M, Stark DP, McKinney P, Parslow RC, Kinsey SE, Picton SV, Feltbower RG. Population mixing for leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours in teenagers and young adults in England, 1996-2005. BMC Cancer 2014; 14: 698. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-698

van Laar M, Feltbower RG,  Gale CP,  Bowen DT, Oliver SE, Glaser A. Cardiovascular sequelae in long term survivors of young people’s cancer – a linked cohort study. Br J Cancer (2014) Advanced Online Publication: doi:10.1038/bjc.2014.37. 

Harbron RW, Glaser AW, Lillee J, Pearce MS, Feltbower RG. Secondary malignant neoplasms following radiotherapy for primary cancer in children and young adults. Ped Hem Onc (2013) Advanced Online Publication: doi:10.3109/08880018.2013.838723.

van Laar M, Kinsey SE, Picton SV, Feltbower RG. Seasonality of diagnosis in cancer amongst 15-24 year olds in England, 1996-2005. BMC Cancer 2013; 13(1):365-374.

van Laar M, Glaser A, Phillips RS, Feltbower RG, Stark DP. The impact of a managed transition of care upon psychosocial characteristics and patient satisfaction in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood cancer. Psycho‐Oncology 2013; 22(9):2039-2045.

Birch RJ, Morris EJ, West RM, Stark DP, Lewis I, Morgan S, Feltbower RG. A cross-sectional survey of healthcare professionals to determine what they believe constitutes 'specialist' care for teenage and young adult patients with cancer. BMJ Open 2013; 3(5).

Lethaby CD, Picton S, Kinsey SE, Phillips R, van Laar M, Feltbower RG. A systematic review of time to diagnosis in children and young adults with cancer.  Archives of Diseases in Childhood 2013; 98:349-55.

L K Fraser, M van Laar, M Miller, J Aldridge, P A McKinney, R C Parslow and R G Feltbower. Does referral to specialist paediatric palliative care services reduce hospital admissions in oncology patients at the end of life?  British Journal of Cancer (2013). [Advanced Online Publication].

BD Nicholson, S Picton, P Chumas, S Dixit, M van Laar, C Loughrey, G O’Reilly, D Stark, RG Feltbower. Changes in the patterns of care of central nervous system tumours among 16-24 year olds and the impact on survival in Yorkshire between 1990-2009. Clinical Oncology 2013. 25(3): 205-214.

Richard JQ McNally, Peter W James, Susan V Picton, Patricia A McKinney, Marlous van Laar and Richard G Feltbower. Space-time clustering of childhood central nervous system tumours in Yorkshire, UK. BMC Cancer 2012. 12(13) doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-13

M. van Laar, P.A. McKinney, D.P. Stark, A. Glaser, S.E. Kinsey, I.J. Lewis, S.V. Picton, M. Richards, P.D. Norman, R.G. Feltbower. Survival trends of cancer among the south Asian and non-south Asian population under 30 years of age in Yorkshire, UK. Cancer Epidemiology 2012. 36(1); e13-e18.

Fraser LK, Miller M, McKinney PA, Parslow RC, Feltbower RG. Referral to a Specialist Paediatric Palliative Care Service in Young Oncology Patients in Yorkshire.  Ped Blood Cancer 2011; 56: 677–680. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22667

Feltbower RG, Siller C, Woodward E, McKinney PA, Picton SV, Joffe JK, Stark DS.  Treatment and survival patterns for germ cell tumours among 13-24 year olds in Yorkshire, UK.  Ped Blood Cancer 2011; 56: 282-288.