Socio-economic differences in incidence rates of cancers of the male genital organs in Finland, 1971-95.

@article{Pukkala2002SocioeconomicDI,
  title={Socio-economic differences in incidence rates of cancers of the male genital organs in Finland, 1971-95.},
  author={Eero I Pukkala and Elisabete Weiderpass},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={643-8}
}
We studied social class variation in the incidence of cancers of the prostate, testis, penis and scrotum among 1.1 million Finnish men (45-69 years of age) during 1971-95. The incidence of prostate cancer (6,972 cases) was increasing during the study period; the highest at all the times occurred in Social Class I (highest social class), 40-50% higher than in Social Class IV (lowest). The social class gradient was strongest in localized disease but there was some variation in incidence of non… CONTINUE READING

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