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Cancer mortality in England and Wales varies with country of birth

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7543.688-d (Published 23 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:688
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Death rates from cancer vary widely in England and Wales according to people's country of birth, a new study shows. It shows that people who were born in Ireland and Scotland have a higher mortality from cancer than the population as a whole, people born in West Africa and the West Indies have a lower mortality from lung cancer, and West African men have a higher mortality from prostate cancer. …

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