Pancreatic cancer death rates by race among US men and women, 1970-2009.

  title={Pancreatic cancer death rates by race among US men and women, 1970-2009.},
  author={Jiemin Ma and Rebecca L. Siegel and Ahmedin Jemal},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  volume={105 22},
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined trends in pancreatic cancer death rates in the United States, and there have been no studies examining recent trends using age-period-cohort analysis. METHODS Annual percentage change in pancreatic cancer death rates was calculated for 1970 to 2009 by sex and race among adults aged 35 to 84 years using US mortality data provided by the National Center for Health Statistics and Joinpoint Regression. Age-period-cohort modeling was performed to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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