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  1. Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1973-1996, with a special section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking.

    Article - En anglais

    Background 

    The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), provide the second annual report to the nation on progress in cancer prevention and control, with a special section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking.

    Methods 

    Age-adjusted rates (using the 1970 U.S. standard population) were based on cancer incidence data from NC and underlying cause of death data compiled by NCHS.

    The prevalence of tobacco use was derived from CDC surveys.

    Reported P values are two-sided.

    Results 

    From 1990 through 1996, cancer incidence (-0.9% per year ; P=16) and cancer death (-0.6% per year ; P=001) rates for all sites combined decreased.

    Among the 10 leading cancer incidence sites, statistically significant decreases in incidence rates were seen in males for leukemia and cancers of the lung, colon/rectum, urinary bladder, and oral cavity and pharynx.

    Except for lung cancer, incidence rates for these cancers also declined in females.

    Among the 10 leading cancer mortality sites, statistically significant decreases in cancer death rates were seen for cancers of the male lung, female breast, the prostate, male pancreas, and male brain and, for both sexes, cancers of the colon/rectum and stomach. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Homme, Tumeur maligne, Bronchopulmonaire, Article synthèse, Monde, Tendance, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Bronche pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Human, Malignant tumor, Bronchopulmonary, Review, World, Trend, Respiratory disease, Lung disease, Bronchus disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0316807

    Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 16/11/1999.