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The risk of cancer in Brazil: tendencies and recent epidemiologic studies

@inproceedings{Guerra2005TheRO,
  title={The risk of cancer in Brazil: tendencies and recent epidemiologic studies},
  author={Maximiliano Ribeiro Guerra and Gulnar Azevedo and Silva Mendonça},
  year={2005}
}
The number of cancer cases has been increasing all over the world, mainly since the last century, to the point where nowadays it is one of the most serious public health problems worldwide. The frequency of distribution of the various types of cancer varies according to the specific characteristics of each region, which implies a need to study how geographic variations impact on this disease aiming an adequate monitoring and control. This work is a review of the most recent specialized… 

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