POGO monitors and publicly reports on the burden of childhood cancer in Ontario, including cancer incidence (new cases), mortality (deaths) and survival over time and by population. We do this work using data stored in POGONIS, POGO’s childhood cancer database, which is linked to other databases. In addition, POGO provides data to hospital partners related to their case-mix, health service utilization, workload and outcomes to ensure high quality care for children with cancer in Ontario. POGO data reports are important for enhancing data-driven quality improvement, one of the five strategic goals of POGO’s Childhood Cancer Care Plan 2018-2023.
Childhood Cancer in Ontario 1986–2015: A POGO Surveillance Report
This report comprehensively describes the burden of cancer in children, aged 0 to 14 years, in Ontario, over a 30-year period, using data from POGONIS, with a focus on the incidence of childhood cancer in Ontario, mortality, survival and prevalence in the population.
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POGO Atlas of Childhood Cancer 1985–2004
The POGO Atlas of Childhood Cancer in Ontario is a comprehensive overview of the patterns of incidence, survival and healthcare utilization of cancer in children in Ontario over a 20-year period.
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