Hiroko Yako-Suketomo

Learn More
Mortality data, abstracted from the World Health Organization (WHO) database, are available for various countries. We used total cancer mortality (ICD-10: C00–C97, B21) in 11 countries during the period 1990–2006. These countries were Japan, China (Hong Kong) and the Republic of Korea (Asian countries); the United States of America (USA); Australia; the(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to determine geographic clustering of breast cancer incidence in Kanagawa Prefecture, using cancer registry data. The study also aimed at examining the association between socio-economic factors and any identified cluster. MATERIALS AND METHODS Incidence data were collected for women who were first diagnosed(More)