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Table 1 Recruitment statistics in three Australian casecontrol studies of childhood cancer

From: Participation in paediatric cancer studies: timing and approach to recruitment

  Aus-ALL Aus-CBT ISET
Year(s) of diagnosis 2003-2006 2006-2010 2008
Type of cancer ALL Brain tumours Wilms’ tumour or neuroblastoma
Number of cases ascertained in the study period 568 792 82
Eligible (% of notifications) 519 (91.4%) 658 (83.1%) 78 (95.1%)
Invitations (% of eligible) 484 (93.3%) 560 (85.1%) 70 (89.7%)
Consent (% of eligible) 416 (80.2%) 374 (57.0%) 52 (66.6%)
  1. ALL –Australian Study of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia,
  2. CBT – Australian Study of Childhood Brain Tumours,
  3. ISET – International study of Embryonal Tumours.