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Cancer survival differences between European populations: the UK uneasiness

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In this paper (Gatta et al, 2000) the HR data for Modena were restricted to cases diagnosed in 1990–91 and from a smaller (urban) area than that considered in EUROCARE II (1985–1989) which included cases diagnosed in the whole province in 1988–89. The HR study was in fact confined to the Modena colorectal cancer registry which covers only part of the province. The incidence in 1990–91 was 315 cases, 306 of which were eligible for inclusion in the study (Ponz de Leon et al, 1998)

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Gatta, G., Capocaccia, R. & Berrino, F. Cancer survival differences between European populations: the UK uneasiness. Br J Cancer 85, 785–786 (2001).

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