Cancer Statistics in Korea: Incidence, Mortality, Survival and Prevalence in 2010

  title={Cancer Statistics in Korea: Incidence, Mortality, Survival and Prevalence in 2010},
  author={K H Jung and Young-Joo Won and Hyun-Joo Kong and Chang Mo Oh and Hong Gwan Seo and Jin Soo Lee},
  booktitle={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
PURPOSE This article gives an overview of nationwide cancer statistics, including incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence, and their trends in Korea based on 2010 cancer incidence data. MATERIALS AND METHODS Incidence data from 1993 to 2010 were obtained from the Korea National Cancer Incidence Database, and vital status was followed until 31 December 2011. Mortality data from 1983 to 2010 were obtained from Statistics Korea. Crude and age-standardized rates for incidence, mortality… CONTINUE READING
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