Sex disparities in cancer mortality and survival.

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BACKGROUND Previous research has noted higher cancer mortality rates and lower survival among males than females. However, systematic comparisons of these two metrics by sex have been limited. METHODS We extracted U.S. vital rates and survival data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Database for 36 cancers by sex and age for the period… (More)
DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0246

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@article{Cook2011SexDI, title={Sex disparities in cancer mortality and survival.}, author={Michael Blaise Cook and Katherine A. McGlynn and Susan S. Devesa and Neal David Freedman and W. French Anderson}, journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology}, year={2011}, volume={20 8}, pages={1629-37} }