Model-based patterns in prostate cancer mortality worldwide

  title={Model-based patterns in prostate cancer mortality worldwide},
  author={Francisco Fontes and Milton Severo and C Castro and S{\'o}nia Lourenço and S{\'i}lvia Gomes and Francisco Botelho and Carlo la Vecchia and Nuno Lunet},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
Background:Prostate cancer mortality has been decreasing in several high income countries and previous studies analysed the trends mostly according to geographical criteria. We aimed to identify patterns in the time trends of prostate cancer mortality across countries using a model-based approach.Methods:Model-based clustering was used to identify patterns… CONTINUE READING