Cancer Statistics, 2002

@article{Jemal2002CancerS2,
  title={Cancer Statistics, 2002},
  author={Ahmedin Jemal and Andrea Thomas and Taylor Murray and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2002},
  volume={52}
}
Every year the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival, using National Cancer Institute (NCI) incidence and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) mortality data. Incidence and death rates are age adjusted to the 1970 US standard population. It is estimated that 1,284,900 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed and 555,500… 

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