Associations between community income and cancer incidence in Canada and the United States.

@article{Mackillop2000AssociationsBC,
  title={Associations between community income and cancer incidence in Canada and the United States.},
  author={William J. Mackillop and Jina Zhang-Salomons and Christopher J Boyd and Patti A. Groome},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={901-12}
}
BACKGROUND Associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and the incidence of cancer have been reported previously in the U.S. Canada has more comprehensive health care and social programs than the U.S. The purpose of this study was to compare the strength of associations between SES and cancer incidence in Canada and the U.S. METHODS The regions studied were the Canadian province of Ontario and the areas of the U.S. covered by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program… CONTINUE READING
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