Prostate cancer mortality trends in Argentina 1986-2006: an age-period-cohort and joinpoint analysis.

  title={Prostate cancer mortality trends in Argentina 1986-2006: an age-period-cohort and joinpoint analysis.},
  author={Camila Niclis and Sonia Alejandra Pou and Ruben Hugo Bengi{\'o} and Alberto Ruben Osella and Mar{\'i}a del Pilar D{\'i}az},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  volume={27 1},
The aim of this study was to give an overview of the magnitude, variation by age and time trends in the rates of prostate cancer mortality in Córdoba province and in Argentina as a whole from 1986 to 2006. Mortality data were provided by the Córdoba Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization cancer mortality database. Prostate cancer mortality time trends were analyzed using joinpoint analysis and age-period-cohort models. In Argentina prostate cancer age-standardized mortality rates… CONTINUE READING

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