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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


International Patterns of Cancer Incidence and Mortality

D. MAXWELL PARKIN and FREDDIE I. BRAY

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/9780195149616.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the patterns of cancer mainly with respect to what they tell us of differences in the risk of cancer among populations and the possible explanations for them. Information on ... More


Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The third edition of this book reviews the global burden of cancer, causes of cancer, and current priorities and future directions in cancer epidemiology and prevention research. The book maintains ... 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


Migrant Studies

LAURENCE N. KOLONEL and LYNNE R. WILKENS

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/9780195149616.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the contributions of migrant studies to cancer research. Migrant populations have contributed essential information to research on the etiology of cancer. Foremost, they have ... More


Measures and Estimates of Cancer Burden

Pagona Lagiou, Johanna Adami, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Using different and complementary measures, the burden of cancer can be assessed in considerable detail. Efforts to quantify the impact of cancer are limited primarily by the fact that only a small ... More


Accomplishments in Cancer Epidemiology

Brian Macmahon

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology has made an effective contribution to the knowledge necessary for cancer prevention, both as an independent discipline and in partnership with other sciences. New large scale studies are ... More


Patterns of Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Survival

Ahmedin Jemal, D. Maxwell Parkin, and Freddie Bray

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The global burden of cancer is expected to increase from 14.1 million newly diagnosed cases and 8.2 million cancer deaths in 2012 to 22 million cases and 13 million deaths in 2030. This increase, ... More


Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

Candyce Kroenke and Ichiro Kawachi

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cancer is complex, dynamic, and evolving. Associations depend on SES measures, cancer type, sociodemographic factors including race/ethnicity, ... More


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


Cancer incidence data for children

G. J. Draper and D. M. Parkin

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the special problems and advantages of conducting small-area studies of the incidence of childhood cancer. Topics discussed include data sources, diagnostic classification ... 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


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.


Analysis of a Two-Way Table

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the relationship between marital status and the incidence of cancer of the rectum among white and African-American males. Incident cases of rectal cancer were abstracted from ... More


Poisson Regression

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a two-part study. The first part describes and compares the incidence of brain cancer in males and females, adjusted for the differences in the age distributions in the ... More


Cancer of the larynx and lung near incinerators of waste solvents and oils in Britain

P. Elliott, J. A. Beresford, D. J. Jolley, S. H. Pattenden, and M. Hills

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a study of the incidence of cancer of the larynx and lung around incinerators of waste solvents and oils in Great Britain. The study illustrates the problems of interpretation ... More


Meterials and methods

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/9780192627483.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the methods used to analyze the data for cancer trends. These include mortality data from 1868–1997, cancer incidence from 1971–92, cancer in people with AIDS, and cancer 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


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