The contrasting age-incidence patterns of bone tumours in teenagers and young adults: Implications for aetiology.

@article{Arora2012TheCA,
  title={The contrasting age-incidence patterns of bone tumours in teenagers and young adults: Implications for aetiology.},
  author={Ramandeep Singh Arora and Robert D. Alston and Tim O B Eden and Marco Geraci and Jillian M. Birch},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={131 7},
  pages={1678-85}
}
Bone tumours comprise 0.2% of cancers overall but 5.7% in 15-24 year olds. To explore the relationship with adolescence we have analysed age-incidence patterns of bone tumours in a large national dataset. Data on incident cases of bone tumours in 0-84 year olds in England, 1979-2003, were extracted from national cancer registration data. Incidence rates per million person-years by 5-year age-group, sex, morphology and primary site were calculated and adjusted to the world standard population… CONTINUE READING

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