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Epidemiology and risk factors of urothelial bladder cancer.
CONTEXT Urothelial bladder cancer (UBC) is a disease of significant morbidity and mortality. It is important to understand the risk factors of this disease. OBJECTIVE To describe the incidence,Expand
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Risk Factors for Falls in Community-dwelling Older People: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Background: Falls are the main cause of accidental death in persons aged 65 years or older. Methods: Using MEDLINE and previous reviews, we searched for prospective studies investigating risk factorsExpand
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A meta-analysis of alcohol consumption and the risk of 15 diseases.
BACKGROUND To compare the strength of evidence provided by the epidemiological literature on the association between alcohol consumption and the risk of 14 major alcohol-related neoplasms andExpand
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Gallbladder cancer worldwide: Geographical distribution and risk factors
Gallbladder cancer is a relatively rare neoplasm that shows, however, high incidence rates in certain world populations. The interplay of genetic susceptibility, lifestyle factors and infections inExpand
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Interaction between Tobacco and Alcohol Use and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer: Pooled Analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
Background: The magnitude of risk conferred by the interaction between tobacco and alcohol use on the risk of head and neck cancers is not clear because studies have used various methods to quantifyExpand
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Recent patterns in gastric cancer: A global overview
Until the mid‐1990s, gastric cancer has been the first cause of cancer death worldwide, although rates had been declining for several decades and gastric cancer has become a relatively rare cancer inExpand
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Epidemiology and aetiology of gestational trophoblastic diseases.
Gestational trophoblastic diseases (GTD) consist of a group of neoplastic disorders arising from placental trophoblastic tissue after normal or abnormal fertilisation. The WHO classification of GTDExpand
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Annual or biennial CT screening versus observation in heavy smokers: 5-year results of the MILD trial
The efficacy and cost-effectiveness of low-dose spiral computed tomography (LDCT) screening in heavy smokers is currently under evaluation worldwide. Our screening program started with a pilot studyExpand
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European cancer mortality predictions for the year 2014.
BACKGROUND From most recent available data, we projected cancer mortality statistics for 2014, for the European Union (EU) and its six more populous countries. Specific attention was given toExpand
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The burden of cancer attributable to alcohol drinking
We estimated the number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to alcohol drinking in 2002 by sex and WHO subregion, based on relative risks of cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, liver,Expand
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