Time trends of primary liver cancer: indication of increased incidence in selected cancer registry populations.

@article{Saracci1980TimeTO,
  title={Time trends of primary liver cancer: indication of increased incidence in selected cancer registry populations.},
  author={Rodolfo Saracci and Francesca Repetto},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1980},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={241-7}
}
Primary liver cancer (PLC) data from 30 selected cancer registries covering 37 populations in 18 countries were used to compare incidence rates in two periods (2-5 yr long) between 1956 and 1972. The median distance between central years of the two periods was about 8 years. Over this interval, all-ages incidence rates, standardized to world population, showed a statistically significant increase in 17 (45.9%) of the populations for males and in 10 (27.0%) for females. Corresponding figures for… CONTINUE READING

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