Trends in cancer incidence

causes and practical implications

Publisher: Hemisphere Pub. Corp. in Washington

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Knut Magnus.
ContributionsMagnus, Knut., International Union Against Cancer., Landsforeningen mot kreft.
LC ClassificationsRC261.A2 T73
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4267218M
LC Control Number81013205

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The analyses cover 60 populations in 29 countries for cancer incidence and 36 national data sets for cancer mortality, covering 42 countries in all. Information is presented on time trends by year of diagnosis or death and by year of birth, for each of 25 major cancers in adults and for leukaemia and all cancer in /Trends-In-Cancer-Incidence-And-Mortality Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Missouri.

Several factors influence public health planning and policy-making decisions, including assessment of the trends in disease and in related Trends in cancer incidence and mortality.

Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Michel P Coleman; International Agency for Research on Cancer.; International Union against :// ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm.

Contents: Interpretation of time trends / C.S. Muir, J.F. Fraumeni, Jr., R. Doll --Oral and pharyngeal cancers / William J. Blot [and others] --Oesophageal cancer / Nicholas E.

Day, Cherian Varghese --Gastric cancer / Pelayo Correa, Vivien W. Chen --Colorectal cancer / A.J. McMichael, G.G Taking the example of a male non-smoker a figure 2 shows how the incidence trends based on data from the two time periods in table 1 translate into different present values of future claims for the two most prevalent cancers in South Korea: stomach and colon cancer.

In this example, the incidence trends based on data This book consists of a series of papers originally presented at a symposium organized by the International Union against Cancer and the Norwegian Cancer Society. Its title is perhaps misleading in that trends in cancer mortality are also considered, although the emphasis is on incidence.

The first two sections of the book are devoted to :// - Book 1: includes a tribute to Professor K. Shanmugaratnam, a chapter on the evolving trends in cancer classification (contributed by Prof Tan Puay Hoon and Dr Ian Cree), and key cancer trends in Singapore over the past fifty years.

- Book 2: compiles the appendices with detailed breakdown for key Recent trends in incidence of five common cancers in 26 European countries since Analysis of the European Cancer Observatory. Eur J Cancer. ;51(9): – Ferlay J, Colombet M, Soerjomataram I, et al. Cancer incidence and mortality patterns in Europe: Estimates for 40 countries and 25 major cancers in  › Home › The Burden.

Prostate, breast and colorectal cancer are the main cancers in the region. About million new cancer cases andcancer deaths were estimated to have occurred in in Latin America and the Caribbean. The five most common cancers in were female breast (, new cases, 15% of all cancer cases), prostate (, 14%  › Home › The Burden.