Cancer incidence in Shanghai during 1973-77.

  • Ying Tang Gao
  • Published 1982 in National Cancer Institute monograph


A population-based cancer registry, in operation in Shanghai since 1963, services an urban area which has a total population of about 5.7 million. This report provides a brief description of our method for collecting cancer cases and incidence data for 1973-77. During this period, annual average age-adjusted cancer incidence rates for all sites were 246.9… (More)