Cancer statistics, 2006.

  title={Cancer statistics, 2006.},
  author={Ahmedin Jemal and Rebecca B Siegel and Elizabeth M. Ward and Taylor E Murray and Jiaquan Xu and Carol Smigal and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  volume={56 2},
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 1,399,790 new cancer cases and 564,830 deaths from… CONTINUE READING
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