Changing Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence and Liver Cancer Mortality Rates in the United States

@article{Altekruse2014ChangingHC,
  title={Changing Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence and Liver Cancer Mortality Rates in the United States},
  author={Sean F. Altekruse and S Jane Henley and James E. Cucinelli and Katherine A McGlynn},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={109},
  pages={542-553}
}
OBJECTIVES:The objectives were to describe Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence trends and the US liver cancer mortality trends by geography, age, race/ethnicity, and gender.METHODS:HCC incidence data from SEER 18 registries and liver cancer mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics were analyzed. Rates and joinpoint trends were calculated by demographic subgroup. State-level liver cancer mortality rates and trends were… CONTINUE READING
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