Geographic variation in cancer incidence among children and adolescents in Taiwan (1995-2009)

Giun Yi Hung, Jiun Lin Horng, Hsiu Ju Yen, Chih Ying Lee, Yu Sheng Lee

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Background: Evidence from our recent study suggested that the overall trend for cancer incidence in children and adolescents has been increasing in Taiwan. Methods: To analyze geographic variations in this trend, cancer frequencies and incidence rates of disease groups were quantified according to geographic areas among 12,633 patients aged

Original languageEnglish
Article number0133051
JournalPLoS One
Volume10
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 20 2015

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Geographic variation in cancer incidence among children and adolescents in Taiwan (1995-2009). / Hung, Giun Yi; Horng, Jiun Lin; Yen, Hsiu Ju; Lee, Chih Ying; Lee, Yu Sheng.

In: PLoS One, Vol. 10, No. 7, 0133051, 20.07.2015.

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Hung, Giun Yi ; Horng, Jiun Lin ; Yen, Hsiu Ju ; Lee, Chih Ying ; Lee, Yu Sheng. / Geographic variation in cancer incidence among children and adolescents in Taiwan (1995-2009). In: PLoS One. 2015 ; Vol. 10, No. 7.
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