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Epidemiology of cancer in Switzerland [publication] /

by Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois. Registre vaudois des tumeurs; Levi, Fabio.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lausanne : Registre vaudois des tumeurs, 1994Description: 52 p. : tab. ; 30 cm.MeSH subject(s): Neoplasms | Neoplasms -- mortality | Neoplasms -- epidemiology | Switzerland | AbstractsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This volume includes summary presentations of the epidemiology of 24 major cancers or groups of cancers plus total cancer mortality in Switzerland, which have been published, since 1992, in successive issues of the "Schweizer Krebs-Bulletin". Two pages are devoted to each cancer site, including 1) trends in age-specific and age-standardized death certification rates in Switzerland over the period 1955-89 with comparison with European data (1983-87), 2) histograms of incidence rates for the two sexes in six Swiss cancer registration areas (1983-87), trends in mortality sex ratios in Switzerland (1950-89), and survival curves from the Vaud Cancer Registry. A few lines of comments are also included, to describe the main patterns emerging from the above figures, and mention the main underlying aetiological factors.
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This volume includes summary presentations of the epidemiology of 24 major cancers or groups of cancers plus total cancer mortality in Switzerland, which have been published, since 1992, in successive issues of the "Schweizer Krebs-Bulletin". Two pages are devoted to each cancer site, including 1) trends in age-specific and age-standardized death certification rates in Switzerland over the period 1955-89 with comparison with European data (1983-87), 2) histograms of incidence rates for the two sexes in six Swiss cancer registration areas (1983-87), trends in mortality sex ratios in Switzerland (1950-89), and survival curves from the Vaud Cancer Registry. A few lines of comments are also included, to describe the main patterns emerging from the above figures, and mention the main underlying aetiological factors.