Survival of cancer patients diagnosed between 1993 and 1996: a collaborative study of population-based cancer registries in Japan.

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BACKGROUND Survival of cancer patients has been measured only in some limited areas in Japan until recently. The purpose of the present study was to collect data of fairly high quality on the population-based cancer registries and to estimate relative 5-year survival of cancer patients in Japan. METHODS We requested 11 population-based cancer registries… (More)

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@article{Tsukuma2006SurvivalOC, title={Survival of cancer patients diagnosed between 1993 and 1996: a collaborative study of population-based cancer registries in Japan.}, author={Hideaki Tsukuma and Wakiko Ajiki and Akiko Ioka and Akira Oshima}, journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology}, year={2006}, volume={36 9}, pages={602-7} }