The epidemiology of lip cancer: a review of global incidence and aetiology.

@article{Moore1999TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of lip cancer: a review of global incidence and aetiology.},
  author={Sarah Moore and Newell W Johnson and Angela M Pierce and David F Wilson},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={185-95}
}
Lip cancer (140 ICD-9) is a form of oral cancer that has a distinctive global epidemiology. This review summarises global incidence rates for male and female lip cancer with the aid of cancer atlases. High male lip cancer rates are reported for regions of North America (12.7 per 100 000 per annum), Europe (12.0 per 100 000 per annum) and Oceania (13.5 per 100 000 per annum), while it is virtually unknown in parts of Asia. Factors commonly cited as important in the aetiology of lip cancer… CONTINUE READING
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