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Estimates of worldwide burden of cancer in 2008: GLOBOCAN 2008
Estimates of the worldwide incidence and mortality from 27 cancers in 2008 have been prepared for 182 countries as part of the GLOBOCAN series published by the International Agency for Research onExpand
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Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: Sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012
Estimates of the worldwide incidence and mortality from 27 major cancers and for all cancers combined for 2012 are now available in the GLOBOCAN series of the International Agency for Research onExpand
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Global burden of disease and injury and economic cost attributable to alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders
Alcohol consumption has been identified as an important risk factor for chronic disease and injury. In the first paper in this Series, we quantify the burden of mortality and disease attributable toExpand
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Projections of Global Mortality and Burden of Disease from 2002 to 2030
Background Global and regional projections of mortality and burden of disease by cause for the years 2000, 2010, and 2030 were published by Murray and Lopez in 1996 as part of the Global Burden ofExpand
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Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: systematic analysis of population health data
BACKGROUND Our aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990 to 2001, and to provide a starting point for the analysis of theExpand
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The burden of disease and injury in Australia.
An overview of the results of the Australian Burden of Disease (ABD) study is presented. The ABD study was the first to use methodology developed for the Global Burden of Disease study to measure theExpand
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The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries
This paper estimates the disease burden and loss of economic output associated with chronic diseases-mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes-in 23 selectedExpand
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Preventing stroke: saving lives around the world
Stroke caused an estimated 5.7 million deaths in 2005, and 87% of these deaths were in low-income and middle-income countries. Without intervention, the number of global deaths is projected to riseExpand
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Prevalence of intellectual disability: a meta-analysis of population-based studies.
Intellectual disability is an extremely stigmatizing condition and involves utilization of large public health resources, but most data about its burden is based on studies conducted in developedExpand
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