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An application of capture-recapture methods to the estimation of completeness of cancer registration.
Completeness of cancer registration has not been consistently ascertained across different registries. This report describes how capture-recapture methods have been used to estimate completeness atExpand
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Differences in risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer by histologic type. Results of a case-control study.
A case-control study of associations between dietary and reproductive factors and cancer of the ovary was conducted during 1989-1992 in metropolitan Toronto and nearby areas of southern Ontario,Expand
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Pre‐natal and peri‐natal exposures and risk of testicular germ‐cell cancer
The present case‐control study was undertaken to investigate the association between exposure to maternal hormones and risk of testicular germ‐cell cancer by histologic subgroups. Cases were males,Expand
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Cancer registration in Ontario: a computer approach.
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Cancer survival in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the UK, 1995–2007 (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): an analysis of population-based cancer registry data
Summary Background Cancer survival is a key measure of the effectiveness of health-care systems. Persistent regional and international differences in survival represent many avoidable deaths.Expand
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Parity, contraception, infertility, and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.
A case-control study of reproductive factors and cancer of the ovary was conducted during 1989-1992 in metropolitan Toronto and nearby areas of Southern Ontario, Canada. In total, 450 women agedExpand
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Bladder cancer, drinking water source, and tap water consumption: a case-control study.
Data from a population-based case-control interview study of incident bladder cancer in 10 areas of the United States were used to estimate relative risks among white men (2,116 cases, 3,892Expand
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Case-control study of bladder cancer and chlorination by-products in treated water (Ontario, Canada)
Chlorine is by far the most commonly used chemical for the disinfection of water supplies in North America. However, chlorine reacts with organic material in the raw water producing a number ofExpand
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Risk factors for renal cell carcinoma: results of a population-based case-control study
For a case-control study of risk factors for renal cell carcinoma, a mailed questionnaire was used to collect data on 518 cases and 1,381 population-based controls in Ontario, Canada. ActiveExpand
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Dietary fat intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.
BACKGROUND Evidence exists that dietary fat may be a contributory factor in the development of hormone-related cancers such as ovarian cancer. Previous studies have demonstrated significantly higherExpand
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