A population-based study of the epidemiology of pancreatic cancer: a brief report.

  title={A population-based study of the epidemiology of pancreatic cancer: a brief report.},
  author={Ravish Sanghi Raju and Natalie G Coburn and Ning Han Liu and Joan M Porter and Soo Jin Seung and Matthew C Cheung and Nik Goyert and Natasha B Leighl and Jeffrey S. Hoch and M E Trudeau and W K Evans and Katie N Dainty and Craig C. Earle and Nicole Mittmann},
  journal={Current oncology},
  volume={22 6},
OBJECTIVE Administrative data are used to describe the pancreatic cancer (pcc) population. The analysis examines demographic details, incidence, site, survival, and factors influencing mortality in a cohort of individuals diagnosed with pcc. METHODS Incident cases of pcc diagnosed in Ontario between 1 January 2004 and 31 December 2011 were extracted from the Ontario Cancer Registry. They were linked by encrypted health card number to several administrative databases to obtain demographic and… CONTINUE READING


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