National cancer incidence for the year 2002 in Korea.

  title={National cancer incidence for the year 2002 in Korea.},
  author={H R Shin and K H Jung and Young-Joo Won and Hyun-Joo Kong and Seon-Hee Yim and Joohon Sung and Sun-Won Seo and K. Kim and Sang-Yi Lee and I Kong and In Kyoung Hwang and Choong Won Lee and Z. P. Woo and Tae-Yong Lee and Jin-Su Choi and Cheolin Yoo and Jong-Myon Bae and Keun-young Yoo},
  journal={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  volume={39 4},
PURPOSE Since the revised Cancer Act of October 2006, cancer registration was reactivated, based on the Statistics Law. MATERIALS AND METHODS The incidence of cancer during 2002 was calculated on the basis of the information available from the National Cancer Incidence Database. Crude and age-standardized rates were calculated by gender for 18 age groups (0 approximately 4, 5 approximately 9, 10 approximately 14, every five years, 85 years and over). RESULTS The overall crude incidence… CONTINUE READING