Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries

  title={Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries},
  author={F. Bray and J. Ferlay and I. Soerjomataram and R. Siegel and L. Torre and A. Jemal},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  • F. Bray, J. Ferlay, +3 authors A. Jemal
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
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