The Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People is a regional population based register containing detailed demographic and clinical information on children and young adults aged 0-29 years diagnosed with cancer since 1974. The Yorkshire Register facilitates a programme of research investigating the epidemiology of cancer in young people and describing outcomes for long-term survivors.
The YSRCCYP covers the Yorkshire and Humber SHA which has a total population of 5 million people. Spanning an area of 15,000 square kilometres the Yorkshire and Humber SHA comprises a range of urban and rural communities with a significant ethnic minority population resident in parts of West Yorkshire
The Candlelighters Trust has extended funding for the YSRCCYP, enabling data collection and epidemiological research to continue until August 2020.
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