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Effects of changes in diagnosis and registration on time trends in recorded childhood cancer incidence in Great Britain.

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BACKGROUND: Increases in recorded childhood cancer incidence are widely reported, but do not necessarily represent real increases in risk. Time trends might conceal underlying steps caused by changes in diagnosis and registration procedures. METHODS: Using records from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours 1966-2005 (N=54650), the age-sex-standardised rate for residents of Great Britain aged under 15 years was calculated by individual year of diagnosis for each cancer subtype, and the av...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.296

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health, NPEU
Carpenter, LM More by this author
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Stiller, CA More by this author
Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
107
Issue:
7
Pages:
1159-1162
Publication date:
2012-09-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:7c6a6fc6-7168-43f6-9f42-18f6d6705e29
Source identifiers:
345730
Local pid:
pubs:345730

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