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Trends in Cancer Incidence and Mortality (Cancer Surveys 19/20)

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 07 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:68
  1. H A Valkenburg

    Ed R Doll, J F Fraumeni, C S Muir Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, pp 583 ISBN 0 87969 391 6

    Temporal changes in the occurrence of disease may provide important clues to the pathogenesis of chronic conditions such as cancer. Geographical and ethnic variation in trends can further elucidate the role of putative risk factors. International mortality data from the World Health Organisation have long been used for studying the global variations of disease, but the interpretation of trends in mortality is confounded by the introduction of effective …

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