Multiple primary cancers of separate organ sites: implications for research and cancer control (Australia)

@article{Heard2004MultiplePC,
  title={Multiple primary cancers of separate organ sites: implications for research and cancer control (Australia)},
  author={A. D. Heard and David Roder and Colin Glen Luke},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={475-481}
}
To identify cancers which occur as second primaries following the diagnosis of cancers of other sites, as a basis for formulating causal hypotheses and planning medical surveillance. Analyses of fifteen common cancer sites were undertaken to examine the occurrence of multiple primaries. These cancers were notified to the South Australian Cancer Registry during 1977–2001. Historic cohort models were used where standardised incidence ratios (95 confidence limits) were calculated to indicate the… CONTINUE READING