Discrepancies between public perceptions and epidemiological facts regarding cancer prognosis and incidence in Japan: an Internet survey.

@article{Takahashi2012DiscrepanciesBP,
  title={Discrepancies between public perceptions and epidemiological facts regarding cancer prognosis and incidence in Japan: an Internet survey.},
  author={Miyako Takahashi and Ichiro Kai and Takashi Muto},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={919-26}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigates discrepancies between Japanese public perceptions and epidemiological facts regarding cancer prognosis and lifetime incidence, as well as factors that correlate with public perceptions. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional Internet survey with 2369 Japanese survey registrants without a history of cancer. Survey… CONTINUE READING