Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors

@article{Danaei2005CausesOC,
  title={Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors},
  author={Goodarz Danaei and Stephen vander Hoorn and Alan D. Lopez and Christopher J. L. Murray and Majid Ezzati},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={366},
  pages={1784-1793}
}
INTRODUCTION With respect to reducing mortality, advances in cancer treatment have not been as effective as those for other chronic diseases; effective screening methods are available for only a few cancers. Primary prevention through lifestyle and environmental interventions remains the main way to reduce the burden of cancers. In this report, we estimate mortality from 12 types of cancer attributable to nine risk factors in seven World Bank regions for 2001. METHODS We analysed data from… Expand
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