The Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System (MCSS) provides information on the occurrence of newly diagnosed cancers among Minnesota residents.
Cancer is a major cause of death and morbidity in older persons.
Population cancer risk (PCR) was assessed as a measure of the number of cancers that will occur in the lifetime of 1000 persons.
Approximately 98.6% of all cancers diagnosed in residents of Minnesota are reported by pathologists to the MCSS.
By statistical methodology an estimate was made of the total number of cancers that will occur in the lifetime of 1000 people (PCR).
The calculation assumes people born today will have the 1988-1990 Minnesota cancer incidence and life expectancy rates.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Homme, Epidémiologie, Vieillard, Incidence, Surveillance population, Minnesota, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Human, Epidemiology, Elderly, Incidence, Population survey, Minnesota, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0260014
Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.