International variation

@article{Parkin2004InternationalV,
  title={International variation},
  author={Donald Maxwell Parkin},
  journal={Oncogene},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={6329-6340}
}
There were an estimated 10 million new cases, 6 million deaths and 22 million persons living with cancer in the year 2000. The most common cancers are, in terms of new cases, lung (1.2 million), breast (1.05 million), colon–rectum (945 000), stomach (876 000) and liver (564 000). The geographic distributions of some 20 types of cancer for which national estimates have been made are summmarized. These patterns are examined with respect to the likely reasons in terms of variation in exposure to… CONTINUE READING

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