Cancer Statistics, 2005

@article{Jemal2005CancerS2,
  title={Cancer Statistics, 2005},
  author={A. Jemal and Taylor Murray and Elizabeth E Ward and A. Samuels and R. Tiwari and Asma Ghafoor and E. Feuer and M. Thun},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2005},
  volume={55}
}
Each 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 based on incidence data from the National Cancer Institute and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Incidence and death rates are age‐standardized to the 2000 US standard million population. A total of 1,372,910 new cancer cases and 570,280 deaths are… Expand
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