The Global Burden of Esophageal Cancer: A Disability-Adjusted Life-Year Approach

@article{Pardo2015TheGB,
  title={The Global Burden of Esophageal Cancer: A Disability-Adjusted Life-Year Approach},
  author={Benjamin J. Di Pardo and Nathan W. Bronson and Brian S. Diggs and Charles R. Thomas and John G. Hunter and James P. Dolan},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={395-401}
}
Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer worldwide and the sixth leading cause of cancer-related deaths. As a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, its burden on society has yet to be fully characterized. The aim of this study is to examine its global burden through estimation of the disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) attributable to it. Global incidence and mortality estimates for esophageal cancer were obtained from the International Agency for Research on Cancer… CONTINUE READING
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