Francesco Urbano

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OBJECTIVE This study provides an assessment of completeness of cancer surveillance and incidence estimates for all malignancies, Hodgkin's lymphoma and thyroid cancer in the Italian army, for the years 2001-2007. METHODS The two-source capture-recapture method was employed, using both Chapman's and Chao's formulae, on the basis of cancer notifications(More)
Determiners play an important role in conveying the meaning of an utterance, but they have often been disregarded, perhaps because it seemed more i~portant to devise methods to grasp the global meaning of a sentence, even if not in a precise way. Another problem with determiners is their inherent a~bigulty. In this paper we propose a logical formaliem,(More)
An abnormally elevated rate of Hodgkin's lymphoma was reported in 2001 among Italian soldiers in Bosnia and Kosovo since 1995: a surveillance system was therefore set up for the military community. Preliminary results for a longer period (1996-2007) have shown incidence rates lower than expected for all malignancies. No significant difference was registered(More)
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