European cancer mortality predictions for the year 2012.

  title={European cancer mortality predictions for the year 2012.},
  author={Matteo Malvezzi and Paola Bertuccio and Francis A L{\'e}vi and Carlo La La Vecchia and Eva Negri},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={23 4},
BACKGROUND Estimating current cancer mortality figures is important for defining priorities for prevention and treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using logarithmic Poisson count data joinpoint models on mortality and population data from the World Health Organization database, we estimated numbers of deaths and age-standardized rates in 2012 from all cancers and selected cancer sites for the whole European Union (EU) and its six more populated countries. RESULTS Cancer deaths in the EU in… CONTINUE READING
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