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Burden of cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 2005–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives: To estimate incidence, mortality, and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) caused by cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) between 2005 and 2015. Methods: Vital registration system and cancer registry data from the EMR region were analyzed for 29 cancer groups in 22 EMR countries using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 methodology. Results: In 2015, cancer was responsible for 9.4% of all deaths and 5.1% of all DALYs. It accounted for 722,646 new cases, 379,093 ...

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10.1007/s00038-017-0999-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Springer Verlag Publisher's website
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International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-07-07
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1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
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713076
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pubs:713076
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uuid:fda77056-f971-4765-b639-cbdbf62318b4
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pubs:713076
Deposit date:
2017-08-09

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