Trends in cancer incidence in Chennai city (1982-2006) and statewide predictions of future burden in Tamil Nadu (2007-16).

@article{Swaminathan2011TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cancer incidence in Chennai city (1982-2006) and statewide predictions of future burden in Tamil Nadu (2007-16).},
  author={Rajaraman Swaminathan and Viswanathan Shanta and Jaques Ferlay and S. Balasubramanian and Freddie Bray and Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan},
  journal={The National medical journal of India},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={72-7}
}
BACKGROUND This paper investigates cancer trends in Chennai and predicts the future cancer burden in Chennai and Tamil Nadu state, India, using data on 89 357 incident cancers from the Chennai registry during 1982-2006, published incidence rates from the Dindigul Ambilikkai Cancer Registry during 2003-06 and population statistics during 1982-2016. METHODS Age-specific incidence rates were modelled as a function of age, period and birth cohort using the NORDPRED software to predict future… CONTINUE READING

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