[Cancer mortality trends in Brazilian state capitals, 1980-2004].

@article{Fonseca2010CancerMT,
  title={[Cancer mortality trends in Brazilian state capitals, 1980-2004].},
  author={Luiz Augusto Marcondes Fonseca and Jos{\'e} Eluf-Neto and Victor Wunsch Filho},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={309-12}
}
OBJECTIVE Cancer mortality rates began to decline in developed countries in the 1990s, but their behavior in developing countries is less well-known. An earlier study on cancer mortality in Brazil showed a declining mortality trend for cancer as a whole. however the quality of data results raised some criticism t. The population of state capitals comprises about a quarter of the total Brazilian population and for these cities mortality data available have a better quality than for the entire… CONTINUE READING
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