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Global cancer statistics
Statistics are given for global patterns of cancer incidence and mortality for males and females in 23 regions of the world.
Global Cancer Statistics, 2002
TLDR
There are striking variations in the risk of different cancers by geographic area, most of the international variation is due to exposure to known or suspected risk factors related to lifestyle or environment, and provides a clear challenge to prevention.
Global cancer statistics in the year 2000.
  • D. Parkin
  • Medicine, Political Science
    The Lancet. Oncology
  • 1 September 2001
Cancer burden in the year 2000. The global picture.
The international incidence of childhood cancer
TLDR
Variations in the risk of those tumours between different countries and different ethnic groups provide important information on the relative importance of environmental and genetic factors in their aetiology.
International lung cancer trends by histologic type: Male:Female differences diminishing and adenocarcinoma rates rising
TLDR
Rates of all lung cancer types among women and adenocarcinoma among men continue to rise despite declining cigarette use in many Western countries and shifts to filtered/low‐tar cigarettes.
Human papillomavirus infection among women in South and North Vietnam
TLDR
Women in Hanoi showed the lowest HPV prevalence ever reported so far, suggesting that HPV has not spread widely in this population, and HPV prevalence in a population seemed to be closely correlated with ICC incidence rates.
Strategies for global control of cervical cancer
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