Regional estimates of stomach cancer burden in Italy.

  title={Regional estimates of stomach cancer burden in Italy.},
  author={Riccardo Inghelmann and Enrico Grande and Silvia Francisci and Arduino Verdecchia and Andrea Micheli and Paolo Baili and Riccardo Capocaccia and Roberta de Angelis},
  volume={93 4},
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Stomach cancer still remains one of the most frequent tumors in Italy and Europe. The aim of this paper is to present estimates for stomach cancer mortality, incidence and prevalence over the period 1970-2010 for the Italian regions and for Italy as a whole. METHODS Estimated figures for incidence, prevalence and mortality were obtained by using the MIAMOD method. Starting from the knowledge of mortality in the period 1970-1999 and of relative survival in the period of… CONTINUE READING


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