Oesophageal cancer in France and Switzerland: recent time trends.

  title={Oesophageal cancer in France and Switzerland: recent time trends.},
  author={Albert J. Tuyns},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={1 3},
  • Albert J. Tuyns
  • Published 1992 in
    European journal of cancer prevention : the…
This paper reports the incidence of oesophageal carcinoma in five cancer registries from France and in a further two from the francophone regions of Switzerland. The cancers are segregated into the two main histological types (squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma). In Belgium the proportion of adenocarcinomas is much higher than in any of the French registries. A study of time trends shows no clear trend in overall incidence of oesophageal cancer. There is a trend towards an increasing… CONTINUE READING