Increasing incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Canada, 1970-1996: age-period-cohort analysis.

  title={Increasing incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Canada, 1970-1996: age-period-cohort analysis.},
  author={Shiliang Liu and Robert Semenciw and Yang Mao},
  journal={Hematological oncology},
  volume={21 2},
Previous studies have shown that the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has increased in many parts of the world in recent decades. Using data obtained from the Canadian Cancer Registry, the present study examined time trends in NHL incidence in Canada between 1970 and 1996 and the effects of age, period of diagnosis and birth cohort on incidence patterns for each sex separately. Results showed that overall age-adjusted incidence rates increased substantially, from 7.3 and 5.2 per 100… CONTINUE READING
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