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Probability of Developing Invasive Cancers within Selected Age Intervals by Sex, U.S., 2005-2007

Siegel, R, E Ward, O Brawley and A Jemal. Cancer Statistics, 2011: The impact of eliminating socioecomic and racial disparities on premature cancer deaths. CA Cancer J Clin. 2011; 61(4): 212-36. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.20121/full

Reference

Title
Cancer Statistics, 2011: The impact of eliminating socioecomic and racial disparities on premature cancer deaths
Publication
CA Cancer J Clin
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Siegel, R, E Ward, O Brawley and A Jemal
Volume & Issue
Volume 61, Issue 4
Pages
212-36
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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