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A comparative population-based study of prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Singapore, Sweden and Geneva, Switzerland from 1973 to 2006

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Chen, Cynthia
Naidoo, Nasheen
Yang, Qian
Hartman, Mikael
Verkooijen, Helena M
Loy, En Yun
Chia, Kee Seng
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Published in BMC Cancer. 2012, vol. 12, p. 222
Abstract Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in men in Sweden and Geneva, and the third most common in men in Singapore. This population-based study describes trends in the incidence and mortality rates of prostate cancer in Singapore, Sweden and Geneva (Switzerland) from 1973 to 2006 and explores possible explanations for these different trends.
Keywords AdultAgedBinomial DistributionCohort StudiesHumansIncidenceMaleMiddle AgedMortality/trendsPopulation Surveillance/methodsProstatic Neoplasms/diagnosis/epidemiology/mortalityRegistries/statistics & numerical dataRegression AnalysisSingapore/epidemiologySurvival RateSweden/epidemiologySwitzerland/epidemiologyTime Factors
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PMID: 22673095
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Research group Groupe Bouchardy Magnin Christine (Registre genevois des tumeurs) (532)
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CHEN, Cynthia et al. A comparative population-based study of prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Singapore, Sweden and Geneva, Switzerland from 1973 to 2006. In: BMC Cancer, 2012, vol. 12, p. 222. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:43649

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