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Health Statistics from Notifications, Registration Systems, and Registries

Denise Koo, Phyllis A. Wingo, and Charles J. Rothwell

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes two types of data collection that are critical for monitoring the population's health and generating health statistics: notifications and registrations. Notifications are ... More


Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Charles Stiller (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer is diagnosed in about 140 per million children in Britain each year. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a child will be affected in the first 15 years of life, the most frequently occurring types ... More


Cancer incidence data for adults

A. J. Swerdlow

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/9780192622358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the sources of cancer incidence data for small-area analyses, the data requirements for such analyses, and the issues that must be considered in interpreting the results. It ... 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


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


Cancer Inequalities in Japan

Yuri Ito and Bernard Rachet

in Health in Japan: Social Epidemiology of Japan since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198848134
eISBN:
9780191882692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848134.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Cancer death has been Japan’s greatest public health enemy since the 1980s, after controlling infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis. Improvement in cancer survival due to the development of ... More


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