Trends in cancer coverage in Japanese newspapers.

  title={Trends in cancer coverage in Japanese newspapers.},
  author={Yukiko Kishi and Soichiro Nagamatsu and Morihito Takita and Yuko Kodama and Akiko Hori and Nobuyo Hatanaka and Tamae Hamaki and Eiji Kusumi and Kazuhiko Kobayashi and Tomoko Matsumura and Koichiro Yuji and Hiroto Narimatsu and Yuji Tanaka and Masahiro Kami},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={26 36},
TO THE EDITOR: Cancer has been the leading cause of death since 1981 in Japan, and the public is seeking information on cancer. Cancer information can be divided into two categories: general cancer information regarding therapies and specialized hospitals, and specific information regarding patients’ conditions. The mass media deliver the former, general information, which has a considerable influence on citizens. The estimated audience for a television program with an audience rating of 8.3… CONTINUE READING


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