Baseline standards for paediatric oncology nursing care in low to middle income countries: position statement of the SIOP PODC Nursing Working Group. In high-income countries, children with cancer have survival rates of almost 80%. However, most children with cancer live in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), and their chances of survival are often less than 20%. 1 The vision of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) is that no child should die of cancer, which it strives towards through improvement of treatment access and care globally. At the 2011 SIOP Congress, a Nursing Working Group was established within the P ...
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