CANCER WAS A RARE DISEASE BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL ERA
- Racial and Ethnic Variations in the Incidence of Cancers of the Uterine Corpus, United States, 2001â€“2003. Sabatino, Susan A.; Stewart, Sherri L.; Wilson, Reda J. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p285
Objective: We examined racial/ethnic variations in uterine corpus cancer incidence. Methods: Data are from state cancer registries meeting quality criteria in the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) programs, 2001â€“2003. We...
- NEW CASES OF CANCER DECLINE IN THE U.S. Rabin, Roni Caryn // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/18/2008, Issue 990, p5
The article reports on the decline of new cancer cases in the U.S. The decline is primarily based on a report on a reduction in death rates from certain common cancers, such as prostate cancer and lung cancer in men, breast cancer in women and colorectal cancer in both sexes. Cancer diagnosis...
- Oral Submucous Fibrosis: A Chronic Deliberating Disease of Oral Cavity. Tanwir, Farzeen; Akhlaq, Humera // Iranian Journal of Pathology;Fall2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p165
Oral submucous fibrosis is chronic progressive condition of oral cavity. The condition is well recognized for its malignant potential. Usually the disease initiates with redness, blistering, and ulceration inside the mouth. It is characterized by progressive fibrosis of submucosal tissue. The...
- STATBITE. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/19/2007, Vol. 99 Issue 24, p1831
The article presents statistics on the incidence of lung cancer among men and women from the year 1975 to 2003.
- Cancer incidence higher for men than women. Harris, Jason // Hem/Onc Today;8/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p18
The article discusses research by M. B. Cook, published in a 2011 issue of "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention," which found that men in the U.S. are more likely to receive a cancer diagnosis than women.
- Audit of a nationwide pathology-based cancer registry in Iran. Zendehde, Kazem; Sedigh, Zahra; Hassanloo, Jaleh; Nahvijou, Azin // Basic & Clinical Cancer Research;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p7
Background: Cancer registries are important infrastructure for cancer control programs. However most developing countries lack population based cancer registry. In Iran there cancer incidence is estimated based on pathology-based cancer registry. In this study we evaluated results of the...
- Errata. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/17/2014, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p45
A correction to the article "Lung Cancer Incidence Trends Among Men and Women - United States, 2005-2009" that was published in issue Vol. 63, No. 1 is presented.
- National Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- October 2005. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/7/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 39, p981
Reports on the prevalence of breast cancer in the U.S. Comparison between cases of breast cancer among men and women in 2002; Services provided to low-income women through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program; Benefit of mammography.
- U.S. cancer deaths keep falling. // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;1/9/2012, p1
The article reports that cancer death rates are continuing to decline, coming down by 1.8% per year in men and 1.6% per year in women between 2004 and 2008.