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Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and WalesTrends and Risk Factors$
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Anthony Swerdlow, Isabel Dos Santos Silva, and Richard Doll

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780192627483

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.001.0001

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Issues to consider in interpretation of trends

Issues to consider in interpretation of trends

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(p.8) 4 Issues to consider in interpretation of trends
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Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales
Author(s):

Anthony Swerdlow

Isable Dos Santos silva

Richard Doll

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0004

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, consideration of trends at young and older ages, accuracy of denominations, and aetiology.

Keywords:   cancer incidence, cancer trends, England, Wales, data analysis, denominations, aetiology

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