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Large increases occur in cancers of skin and prostate

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7427.1306-b (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1306
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    Large increases in the incidence of melanoma, mesothelioma, and cancer of the prostate occurred between 1991 and 2000, detailed statistics from the Office of National Statistics show.

    Cancers of the stomach and cervix showed large decreases in incidence—as did lung cancer in men, though it increased slightly in …

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