The incidence of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Taiwan, 1986-2005: a distinct increasing trend with birth-cohort effect.

@article{Wu2010TheIO,
  title={The incidence of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Taiwan, 1986-2005: a distinct increasing trend with birth-cohort effect.},
  author={S J Wu and Sheng-Yi Huang and Chien-Ting Lin and Yu-Jr Lin and C. -H. Chang and H. -F. Tien},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 22},
  pages={4430-5}
}
The incidence of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in Taiwan is markedly lower than that in Western countries, but we have seen a drastically increasing trend. We explored this distinct incidence trend of CLL for Taiwanese. The epidemiologic data of CLL for Taiwanese and Caucasian Americans during 1986 to 2005 were obtained from the Taiwan National Cancer… CONTINUE READING