Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with cancer of the digestive organs in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006.

@article{Klint2010TrendsIS,
  title={Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with cancer of the digestive organs in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006.},
  author={Asa Klint and Gerda Engholm and Hans Henrik Storm and Laufey Tryggvadottir and Mette Gislum and Timo Hakulinen and Freddie Bray},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={578-607}
}
UNLABELLED Cancers of the digestive organs (including the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum and anus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas) constitute one-fifth of all cancer cases in the Nordic countries and is a group of diseases with diverse time trends and varying consequences for public health. In this study we examine trends in relative survival in relation to the corresponding incidence and mortality rates in the Nordic countries during the period 1964-2003. MATERIAL AND… CONTINUE READING

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