• Medicine
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    CMAJ : Canadian Medical…
    1991

Increasing brain cancer rates in Canada.

@article{Mao1991IncreasingBC,
  title={Increasing brain cancer rates in Canada.},
  author={Yang Mao and Marc Desmeules and Robert Semenciw and Graham O Hill and L Gaudette and DonaldT. Wigle},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1991},
  volume={145 12},
  pages={
          1583-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse brain cancer patterns in Canada, particularly according to age and sex distributions, temporal patterns and regional variations. Changes in diagnostic techniques, survival rates and trends by tumour type were also examined. DESIGN Descriptive epidemiologic study based on Canada-wide population data for 1959-88. OUTCOME MEASURES Rates of death, incidence and admission to hospital because of brain cancer, as well as survival time and methods of diagnosis. SUBJECTS… CONTINUE READING

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