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Recent trends of cancer in Europe: a combined approach of incidence, survival and mortality for 17 cancer sites since the 1990s.
INTRODUCTION We present a comprehensive overview of most recent European trends in population-based incidence of, mortality from and relative survival for patients with cancer since the mid 1990s. Expand
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Gastric cancer risk in patients with premalignant gastric lesions: a nationwide cohort study in the Netherlands.
BACKGROUND & AIMS A cascade of precursor lesions (eg, atrophic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and dysplasia) precedes most gastric adenocarcinomas. Quantification of gastric cancer risk inExpand
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Leukaemia incidence and survival in children and adolescents in Europe during 1978-1997. Report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project.
Leukaemias constitute approximately one-third of cancers in children (age 0-14 years) and 10% in adolescents (age 15-19 years). Geographical patterns (1988-1997) and time trends (1978-1997) ofExpand
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Changing epidemiology of malignant cutaneous melanoma in Europe 1953–1997: Rising trends in incidence and mortality but recent stabilizations in Western Europe and decreases in Scandinavia
We analyzed time trends in incidence of and mortality from malignant cutaneous melanoma in European populations since 1953. Data were extracted from the EUROCIM database of incidence data from 165Expand
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Cutaneous malignant melanoma in Europe.
Cutaneous malignant melanoma is on the rise in fair skinned societies. Both its incidence and mortality rates have been increasing in Europe over the past decades, the latter seem to stabilise inExpand
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Gender differences in melanoma survival: female patients have a decreased risk of metastasis.
Female melanoma patients generally exhibit significantly longer survival than male patients. This population-based cohort study aimed to investigate gender differences in survival and diseaseExpand
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Mutations in TTC37 cause trichohepatoenteric syndrome (phenotypic diarrhea of infancy).
BACKGROUND & AIMS Trichohepatoenteric syndrome (THES) is an autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by life-threatening diarrhea in infancy, immunodeficiency, liver disease, trichorrhexis nodosa,Expand
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The advantage of women in cancer survival: an analysis of EUROCARE-4 data.
We analysed 1.6 million population-based EUROCARE-4 cancer cases (26 cancer sites, excluding sex-specific sites, and breast) from 23 countries to investigate the role of sex in cancer survivalExpand
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Prevalence of actinic keratosis and its risk factors in the general population: the Rotterdam Study.
Limited data are available on the prevalence and risk factors of actinic keratoses (AKs). Within the Rotterdam Study, full-body skin examinations were performed among participants aged 45 years orExpand
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Superior outcome of women with stage I/II cutaneous melanoma: pooled analysis of four European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer phase III trials.
PURPOSE Several studies observed a female advantage in the prognosis of cutaneous melanoma, for which behavioral factors or an underlying biologic mechanism might be responsible. Using complete andExpand
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