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  1. Increasing incidence of both major histological types of esophageal carcinomas among men in Sweden.

    Article - En anglais

    Although a rare tumor form, there is evidence that the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinomas is increasing in Western Europe and the US.

    The aim of this nationwide population-based study was to describe the secular trends in the incidence rates of adenocarcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus over a 28-year period from 1960 to 1987.

    The Swedish Cancer Registry, complete to more than 95%, was used to identify the cases.

    The percentage verified by histology rose from 89% to 98%. The age-standardized incidence rate of adenocarcinoma increased in males from 0.5 per 105 in 1960-63 to 1.1 per 105 in 1984-87, corresponding to an average annual increase of 1.5%.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epithélioma spinocellulaire, Epithélioma glandulaire, Oesophage, Incidence, Oesophage pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Tumeur maligne, Suède, Europe, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Squamous cell carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus, Incidence, Esophageal disease, Digestive diseases, Malignant tumor, Sweden, Europe, Epidemiology, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0481481

    Code Inist : 002B13A01. Création : 199406.