Cancer mortality in African and Caribbean migrants to England and Wales.

  title={Cancer mortality in African and Caribbean migrants to England and Wales.},
  author={Andrew Edwin Grulich and Anthony J Swerdlow and Jo Head and Michael Marmot},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={905 - 911}
Cancer mortality during 1970-85 of immigrants from East and West Africa and the Caribbean to England and Wales is described. Overall cancer mortality was raised in West African males (RR 1.38, 95% CI 1.25-1.54), and non-significantly raised in West African females (RR 1.14, 0.96-1.37) compared to mortality in the England and Wales-born population. Much of the increased risk was due to very high rates of liver cancer in males (RR 31.6, 23.8-41.9), but rates were also raised for a wide range of… CONTINUE READING


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