By IARC Press
The 8th quantity during this sequence of books on melanoma occurrence sees a spread of geographical insurance with facts showing for the 1st time from nations in Asia (Pakistan and Oman) and Europe (Belgium and Lithuania) and with a vastly more desirable contribution from melanoma registries in numerous nations the place illustration used to be formerly extra restricted - significantly China, India and Korea. Registries are incorporated within the CI5 sequence provided that they meet excessive criteria of completeness and validity. clients of the cloth can hence be convinced that, in making comparisons of prevalence charges in the quantity, and with prior facts, any adjustments saw should not as a result of artefacts from the registration strategy. the fabric awarded in quantity VIII includes revealed tables within the conventional ebook, and information that may be inspected on, or revealed from the hooked up CD-ROM. The latter comprises the primary tables - which have been formerly published - displaying age-specific occurrence charges through melanoma website and intercourse, the distribution of cancers by way of histological variety, and age-standardized prevalence charges for the 'subsites' (fourth digit codes) of the ICD different types. The CD-ROM additionally includes the databases used for either Volumes VII and VIII with software program to research, current or export the data of curiosity. for this reason, the scale of the published quantity has been diminished whereas it keeps the statistical signs in most cases required by means of researchers.
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Extra info for Cancer Incidence in Five Continents Vol. VIII (IARC Scientific Publication No. 155)
Eduarda Matos Ana Barroso José M. Calheiros Silvio Vale Alberto Castro Jorge R. M. L. P. Popova Ivan Ple˘sko Adriána Ob˘sitníková Elena Manáková Juraj Adam˘cík Vera Pompe-Kirn Fran˘ci˘ska S˘krlec Mojca Brus Marjeta Bukovec Ne˘za Mil˘ci˘c Nata s˘ a Robek Enrique Almar Marqués Antonio Mateos Ramos Llanos Gimenez Ortuño José Angélica Gómez Martínez Carolina Cuerva Murillo Rosario Cerdá Diaz Manuel Atienzar Tobarra Adelaida Gonzalez Gómez Marcial Argüelles Adamina Losada Ramón Alonso xxxiii ROMAINES+001 A 092 17/03/03 11:24 Page xxxiv Contributors Spain, Canary Islands Registro Poblacional de Cáncer de la Comunidad Autonoma de Canarias (Canary Cancer Registry) Dirección General de Salud Pública Rambla General Franco N° 53 38006 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Tenerife, Spain Tel: (34) 922-474238 /47.
Data on the occurrence of cancer worldwide have become much easier to obtain in recent years, over the Internet and through the increasing availability of national and regional estimates of incidence and prevalence. The immense amount of information now available is largely due to the efforts of the population-based cancer registries contributing to this volume, and the introduction to Volume I (published in 1966) holds true today: ‘The most valuable data are, undoubtedly, the rates obtained by recording the occurrence of every case of cancer over a specified period’.
Es Spain, Girona Registre de Càncer de Girona (Cancer Registry of Girona) Unitat d’Epidemiologia Passatge Farinera Teixidor, 1, 1r-2a 17005 Girona Spain Tel: (34) 972-207406. es Spain, Granada Granada Cancer Registry Andalusian School of Public Health Campus Universitario de Cartuja S/n. Apdo. Correos 2070 18080 Granada Spain Tel: (34) 958-027400. es Spain, Mallorca Mallorca Cancer Registry UIB. Edifici Sa Riera C/Miquel dels Sants Oliver, 2 07012 Palma de Mallorca Spain Tel: (34) 971-172714. es xxxiv Martín Rojas J.