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Time trends in childhood cancer: Britain 1966-2005

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Increasing time trends in the recorded incidence of childhood cancer have been reported in many different settings. The extent to which these trends reflect real changes in incidence, rather than improvements in methods for diagnosis and registration, is controversial. Using data from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT), this thesis investigates time trends in cancer diagnosed under age 15 in residents of Britain during 1966-2005 (54650 cases), and considers potential sources...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:8be887be-36e7-4b77-a7af-5887f3a1df8c
Local pid:
ora:7046

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