Received: 15 December 2019
Accepted: 23 July 2020
First Online: 14 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Tawam Human Research Ethics committee (T-HREC) in February 2018 (SA/AJ/559). Ethical clearance for the study was obtained from Zayed University’s Research Ethics Committee (UAE) (Ethics application number ZU14_041_F). Secondary data was provided by the cancer registry which was collected following verbal informed consent and parental consent where required (under 16 years old). The data collected was part of mandatory reporting of cancers in the UAE and in accordance with the regulations of the country. Collection of data was approved by the IRB of Tawam Hospital. However, in this study, no data that can be linked to individuals has been used or analyzed.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.