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The completeness of the Swedish Cancer Register – a sample survey for year 1998
Introduction. The Swedish Cancer Register (SCR) is used extensively for monitoring cancer incidence and survival and for research purposes. Completeness and reliability of cancer registration are… Expand
Prediction of cancer incidence in the Nordic countries: empirical comparison of different approaches.
- B. Møller, H. Fekjaer, +4 authors T. Haldorsen
- Medicine, Mathematics
- Statistics in medicine
- 15 September 2003
Prediction of the future number of cancer cases is of great interest to society. The classical approach is to use the age-period-cohort model for making cancer incidence predictions. We made an… Expand
The Swedish cause of death register
Sweden has a long tradition of recording cause of death data. The Swedish cause of death register is a high quality virtually complete register of all deaths in Sweden since 1952. Although originally… Expand
Prediction of cancer incidence in the Nordic countries up to the year 2020.
Cancer Survival in Sweden 1960–1998 Developments Across Four Decades
This paper summarizes a comprehensive study of cancer survival in Sweden from 1960 to 1998. A total of 1 021 421 persons and 40 different cancer sites were included in the analyses. The main outcome… Expand
Headache, snoring and sleep apnoea
To evaluate reported headache prevalence among the general population and patients suffering from snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS), a cross-sectional study was performed among… Expand
Excessive daytime sleepiness at work and subjective work performance in the general population and among heavy snorers and patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) at work and effects on reported work performance among men in the general population and male patients suffering from snoring and… Expand
Improved survival in cancer of the colon and rectum in Sweden.
- H. Birgisson, M. Talbäck, U. Gunnarsson, L. Påhlman, B. Glimelius
- European journal of surgical oncology : the…
- 1 October 2005
AIMS To analyse time-trends in survival of patients with colon and rectal cancer in Sweden. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data including all patients diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum… Expand
The validity of reported musculoskeletal problems. A study of questionnaire answers in relation to diagnosed disorders and perception of pain.
The objectives of the present study were to evaluate the validity of answers given in a questionnaire on musculoskeletal pain and conditions by means of a clinical assessment, and to get some… Expand
Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989–99
- P. Gustavsson, M. Talbäck, A. Lundin, B. Lagercrantz, P-E Gyllestad, L. Fornell
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 22 January 2004
Leukaemia cases among European UN soldiers in the Balkans have been related hypothetically to exposure to depleted uranium. This study was performed to investigate the risk of cancer among Swedish… Expand