Cancer statistics, 2014

@article{Siegel2014CancerS2,
  title={Cancer statistics, 2014},
  author={Rebecca L. Siegel and Jiemin Ma and Zhaohui Zou and Ahmedin Jemal},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2014},
  volume={64}
}
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths that will occur in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival. Incidence data were collected by the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and mortality data were collected by the National Center for Health Statistics. A total of 1… 

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