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Cancer incidence in British Indians and British whites in Leicester, 2001-2006.

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BACKGROUND: Incidence rates for many cancers are lower in India than in Britain and it is therefore of interest to compare rates in British Indians to British whites, as well as to rates in India. We present estimates for Leicester, which has the largest population of Indian origin in Britain, and also has virtually complete, self-assigned, ethnicity data. METHODS: We obtained data on all cancer registrations from 2001 to 2006 for Leicester with ethnicity data obtained by linkage to the Hospi...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6605744

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
103
Issue:
1
Pages:
143-148
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
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uuid:dc4f36ba-b7c7-4dd9-a835-f219fa859bdc
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60479
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pubs:60479

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