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Cancer survival in Europe 1999-2007 by country and age: results of EUROCARE--5-a population-based study.
BACKGROUND Cancer survival is a key measure of the effectiveness of health-care systems. EUROCARE-the largest cooperative study of population-based cancer survival in Europe-has shown persistentExpand
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Cancer survival in five continents: a worldwide population-based study (CONCORD).
BACKGROUND Cancer survival varies widely between countries. The CONCORD study provides survival estimates for 1.9 million adults (aged 15-99 years) diagnosed with a first, primary, invasive cancer ofExpand
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Incidence of hematologic malignancies in Europe by morphologic subtype: results of the HAEMACARE project.
Changing definitions and classifications of hematologic malignancies (HMs) complicate incidence comparisons. HAEMACARE classified HMs into groupings consistent with the latest World HealthExpand
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Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition.
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidenceExpand
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Survival for eight major cancers and all cancers combined for European adults diagnosed in 1995-99: results of the EUROCARE-4 study.
BACKGROUND EUROCARE is the largest population-based cooperative study on survival of patients with cancer. The EUROCARE project aims to regularly monitor, analyse, and explain survival trends andExpand
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EUROCARE-3: survival of cancer patients diagnosed 1990-94--results and commentary.
EUROCARE-3 analysed the survival of 1815584 adult cancer patients diagnosed from 1990 to 1994 in 22 European countries. The results are reported in tables, one per cancer site, coded according to theExpand
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Breast cancer risk in relation to different types of hormone replacement therapy in the E3N‐EPIC cohort
Most epidemiological studies have shown an increase in breast cancer risk related to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use. A recent large cohort study showed effects of similar magnitude forExpand
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Survival of cancer patients in europe—The EUROCARE study
Part 1: Introduction and Methodology F. Berrino, J. Esteve and M.P. Coleman: Chapter 1. Basic issues in estimating and comparing the survival of cancer patients M. Sant and G. Gatta: Chapter 2. TheExpand
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EUROCARE-3 summary: cancer survival in Europe at the end of the 20th century.
Summary International differences and trends in cancer survival withinEurope are larger than can reasonably be accounted for by arte-fact, bias or chance. The geographical patterns and trends inExpand
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Relative validity and reproducibility of a food frequency dietary questionnaire for use in the Italian EPIC centres.
A pilot questionnaire was developed for the EPIC centres of northern Italy, and validated in the feasibility part of the cohort project. The questionnaire was self-administered and of the foodExpand
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