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Trends in cancer incidence and mortality in the UK from 1980 - 2013: The potential for overdiagnosis

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The incidence of cancer in the United Kingdom has increased significantly over the last four decades. The aim of this study was to examine trends in UK cancer incidence and mortality by cancer site and assess the potential for overdiagnosis.


Using Cancer Research UK incidence and mortality data for the period (1971 – 2014) we estimated percentage change in incidence and mortality rates and the incidence-mortality ratio (IMR) for cancers in which incidence had increased > 50...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41598-018-32844-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
14663
Publication date:
2018-10-02
Acceptance date:
2018-09-07
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EISSN:
2045-2322
ISSN:
2045-2322
Pubs id:
pubs:911583
URN:
uri:35b3859f-2ae1-475c-bed3-ddf42539ed35
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uuid:35b3859f-2ae1-475c-bed3-ddf42539ed35
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