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Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives

TitleAnnual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsEspey, DK, Wu, XC, Swan, J, Wiggins, C, Jim, MA, Ward, E, Wingo, PA, Howe, HL, Ries, LA, Miller, BA, Jemal, A, Ahmed, F, Cobb, N, Kaur, JS, Edwards, BK
JournalCancerCancer
Volume110
Pagination2119-52
Date PublishedNov 15
ISBN Number0008-543X (Print)<br/>0008-543X (Linking)
Accession Number17939129
KeywordsAlaska/epidemiology, Female, Humans, Incidence, Indians, North American/ statistics & numerical data, Inuits/ statistics & numerical data, Male, Neoplasms/epidemiology/ ethnology/mortality/pathology, Population Surveillance, United States/epidemiology
AbstractBACKGROUND: The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate annually to provide updated information on cancer occurrence and trends in the U.S. The 2007 report features a comprehensive compilation of cancer information for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). METHODS: Cancer incidence data were available for up to 82% of the U.S. population. Cancer deaths were available for the entire U.S. population. Long-term (1975 through 2004) and fixed-interval (1995 through 2004) incidence and mortality trends were evaluated by annual percent change using regression analyses (2-sided P
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