The epidemiology of malignant neoplasms of the large intestine in Canada: 1941-1985.


Morbidity and mortality from malignancies of the large intestine, in Canada, were examined for the periods 1970-1980 and 1941-1985, respectively. Age-standardized morbidity rates for males have increased significantly during the period studied (18.4 to 26.2 new cases per 100,000 population per year; p less than 0.0001), with increases in morbidity being… (More)


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