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Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Anthony Swerdlow, Isabel Dos Santos Silva, and Richard Doll

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer causes a quarter of all deaths in England and Wales. There is great professional and public interest in cancer trends, but no satisfactory source to which to turn to find information about ... More


Cancer trends

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the trends for various cancers in England and Wales. These include malignant neoplasms, cancer of the lip, stomach cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, kidney ... More


Time trends in cancer incidence and mortality

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter attempts to integrate experimental models of carcinogenesis and the life course approach into a common etiological framework. It presents a brief overview of trends in the most common ... More


Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Patient Survival in the United States

LYNN A.G. RIES and SUSAN S. DEVESA

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents current estimates for cancer incidence, mortality, and survival in a large subgroup of the U.S. population based on the results of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End ... More


Using Public Health Data to Evaluate Screening Programs: Application to Prostate Cancer

Ruth Etzioni, Larry Kessler, and Dante Dl Tommaso

in Monitoring the Health of Populations: Statistical Principles and Methods for Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146493
eISBN:
9780199864928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146493.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the use of computer modeling to quantify the link between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Data resources for both cancer ... More


History

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a brief historical background of the available sources of data for cancer trends. These include mortality statistics, cancer registration statistics, and publications on trends.


Issues to consider in interpretation of trends

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the issues to consider when interpreting data on cancer trends. These include mortality data, cancer registration data, comparison of mortality and incidence trends, ... More


Introduction

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter presents a brief overview of cancer incidence in England and Wales, as well as brief description of the purpose of the book. Approximately 250,000 cancers occur each year in ... More


Trends in factors that may cause or prevent cancer

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the factors that can affect cancer trends. These include AIDS, air pollution, birthweight, ethnicity, food and nutrient consumption, ionizing radiation, drugs, physical ... More


Measures and Estimates of Cancer Burden

Paolo Boffetta, Dana Hashim, and Pagona Lagiou

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the various methods for measuring cancer burden and the complexities resulting from practical applications of these measurements. It also provides an overview of global cancer ... More


Cancer

Elizabeth Ward

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the mechanisms by which cancer develops and the importance of exogenous exposures in cancer causation. It describes the magnitude of cancer as a public health ... More


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