Mortality of colorectal cancer in Taiwan, 1971–2010: temporal changes and age–period–cohort analysis

@article{Su2012MortalityOC,
  title={Mortality of colorectal cancer in Taiwan, 1971–2010: temporal changes and age–period–cohort analysis},
  author={Shih-Yung Su and Jing-Yang Huang and Zhi-Hong Jian and Chien-Chang Ho and Chia-Chi Lung and Yung-Po Liaw},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={1665-1672}
}
PurposeColorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cause of cancer death in developed countries among men (after lung cancer) and the third most common among women. This study thus examines the long-term trends of CRC mortality in Taiwan.MethodsCRC cases were collective between patients aged 30 years or older and younger than 85 years from the Taiwan death registries during 1971–2010. Standard descriptive techniques such as age-standardized mortality rates (ASMR), aural percent change… CONTINUE READING
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