Mortality trends of pancreatic cancer: an affluent type of cancer in Taiwan.

Abstract

Interest in the increasing trends in pancreatic cancer mortality in Taiwan has recently emerged. The mortality data for pancreatic cancer in Taiwan from 1971 to 1988 for both sexes are presented to cast some light on the etiology of this ominous and yet little-known disease. A steeply increasing trend was found between 1975 and 1984 for both sexes; it… (More)

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@article{Lin1992MortalityTO, title={Mortality trends of pancreatic cancer: an affluent type of cancer in Taiwan.}, author={Ruey Shiung Lin and W C Lee}, journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi}, year={1992}, volume={91 12}, pages={1148-53} }