Long term trends and the future gastric cancer mortality in Korea: 1983~2013.

@article{Choi2006LongTT,
  title={Long term trends and the future gastric cancer mortality in Korea: 1983~2013.},
  author={Yunhee Choi and Jin Gwack and Yeonju Kim and Jisuk Bae and Jae-Kwan Jun and Kwang-Pil Ko and Keun-young Yoo},
  journal={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={7-12}
}
PURPOSE In spite of gastric cancer's decreasing incidence and mortality rates, it is still the most common cancer in Korea. In the present study, we examined the temporal trends of gastric cancer mortality during the past 20 years in Korea by using an age-period-cohort model, and we predicted the mortality rates for the next 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data on the annual number of deaths due to gastric cancer and data on population statistics from 1984 to 2003 were obtained from the… CONTINUE READING

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