The incidence of lung cancer by histological type: a population-based study in Tianjin, China during 1981-2005.

@article{Kong2014TheIO,
  title={The incidence of lung cancer by histological type: a population-based study in Tianjin, China during 1981-2005.},
  author={Jinyu Kong and Fangxiu Xu and Min He and Kexin Chen and Biyun Qian},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={1222-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. The aim of this study was to examine the trend in the incidence of lung cancer, validated by histology in Tianjin, the third largest municipal city in China, during the period from 1981 to 2005. METHODS New lung cancer cases, crude incidence rates and age-adjusted rates by histological type were analysed using the data from the Tianjin Cancer Registry, which covers a population of 4 million urban… CONTINUE READING

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