RiskDiff: a web tool for the analysis of the difference due to risk and demographic factors for incidence or mortality data
- The breast cancer related burden of morbidity and mortality in six European countries. Kruijshaar, Michelle E.; Barendregt, Jan J. // European Journal of Public Health;Jun2004, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p141
Background: The burden of breast cancer expressed in Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) was compared for six European countries and its sensitivity to different sources of variation examined. Methods: DALYs were calculated using country-specific epidemiological data and European Disability...
- Conquering Cancer With Private Medicine. Tanner, Michael D. // Business Journal (Central New York);3/24/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p36
The article comments on the decline in cancer death rates and the status of the national health care system in the U.S. One of the reasons for the declining death rates is the health care system of the country. According to the author, there is no limit imposed on the use of advanced treatment...
- NEED TO KNOW. // Fort Worth Business Press;3/16/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p10
The article reveals some health-related facts. According to scientists' estimates, 50 to 57% of deaths caused by cancer in the U.S. are due to human behaviors like smoking, physical inactivity and poor diet. According to the 2005 U.S. Cancer Statistics, about 439 people out of 100,000 in Texas...
- Long-term analysis of cancer incidence, mortality and survival trends in Canada. Banchani, Emmanuel // Chronic Diseases & Injuries in Canada;Nov2014, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p270
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Cancer incidence, mortality and survival trends in Canada, 1970-2007," by L. Kachuri and colleagues in the March 2013 issue.
- Authors' response. De, Prithwish; Kachuri, Linda; Ellison, Larry F.; Semenciw, Robert // Chronic Diseases & Injuries in Canada;Nov2014, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p271
A response from the authors of the article "Cancer incidence, mortality and survival trends in Canada, 1970-2007," in the March 2013 issue is presented.
- ACUTE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION ON HUMAN HEALTH IN AN INDUSTRIALISED URBAN AREA IN ITALY. Bisceglia, L.; Vigotti, M. A.; Muggeo, V. M. R.; Minerba, S.; Semeraro, V.; Assennato, G. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pA71
The town of Taranto in Southern Italy was included by the World Health Organization among areas at high risk of environmental crisis because of the presence of heavy industries and descriptive epidemiology showing excessive cancer deaths in the general population. Within the protects developed...
- Cancer Mortality Rates Age-Adjusted by Different Standards, 1973-1999. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/15/2002, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p711
Focuses on the mortality rate of cancer by different age standards in the U.S. Citation of age-adjusting health statistics; Indication of higher death rates in adults; Statistics showing the crude rate of cancer deaths.
- Municipal mortality due to thyroid cancer in Spain. Lope, Virginia; Pollán, Marina; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Aragonés, Nuria; Ramis, Rebeca; Gómez-Barroso, Diana; López-Abente, Gonzalo // BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6, p302
Background: Thyroid cancer is a tumor with a low but growing incidence in Spain. This study sought to depict its spatial municipal mortality pattern, using the classic model proposed by Besag, York and MolliÃ©. Methods: It was possible to compile and ascertain the posterior distribution of...
- The burden of malaria in Sudan: incidence, mortality and disability -- adjusted life -- years. Abdalla, Safa I.; Malik, Elfatih M.; Ali, Kamil M. // Malaria Journal;2007, Vol. 6, p97
Background: Estimating the burden of malaria in Sudan is important for evidence-based planning of malaria control. Estimates of malaria burden in terms of DALYs (Disability Adjusted Life Years) were not developed locally. This study synthesized information from different sources to calculate...