Cancer incidence and mortality in France over the period 1978-2000.

  title={Cancer incidence and mortality in France over the period 1978-2000.},
  author={Laurent Remontet and Jacques Est{\`e}ve and A M Bouvier and Pascale Grosclaude and Guy D. Launoy and François M{\'e}n{\'e}goz and Catherine Exbrayat and Brigitte Tretare and P O Carli and A V Guizard and Xavier Troussard and Paolo Bercelli and Marc Colonna and J M Halna and Guy H{\'e}delin and J J Mace-Lesec'h and Jun Peng and Antoine Buemi and Michel Velten and Eric Jougla and Patrick Arveux and Louis Le Bodic and Eliane Michel and Martine Sauvage and Claire Schvartz and Jean Faivre},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  volume={51 1 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND Monitoring cancer incidence and mortality time trends is essential for cancer research and health-care planning. French cancer registries do not cover the entire population and do not provide a representative sample of the national population. Our study aimed at estimating national cancer incidence and mortality trends over the longest period available. METHODS Incidence and mortality data were collected over the period 1978-1997. Twenty-seven cancer sites were selected and age… CONTINUE READING
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