Rising trends of oral cancer mortality among males worldwide: the return of an old public health problem

@article{Macfarlane1994RisingTO,
  title={Rising trends of oral cancer mortality among males worldwide: the return of an old public health problem},
  author={Drs Gary J. Macfarlane and Dr Peter Boyle and Ms Tatiana V. Evstifeeva and Dr Christopher Robertson and Prof Crispian Scully},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={1994},
  volume={5},
  pages={259-265}
}
Oral cancer is considered widely to be a form of cancer whose etiology is well understood and which is becoming relatively rare in developed countries. There have been, however, a series of recent reports indicating that after many years of declining risk, the rates may be rising again in men. To investigate the extent of such changes, national time-series of oral-cancer mortality data available in the World Health Organization's mortality database have been analyzed. Age-period-cohort modeling… CONTINUE READING