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Effect of hysterectomy on incidence trends of endometrial and cervical cancer in Finland 1953–2010

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British Journal of Cancer
0007-0920
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Nature Publishing Group
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DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6602288
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Erratum Effect of hysterectomy on incidence trends of endometrial and cervical cancer in Finland 1953–2010 R Luoto, J Raitanen, E Pukkala and A Anttila British Journal of Cancer (2004) 91, 1979 . doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6602288 www.bjcancer.com & 2004 Cancer Research UK �� � � � � � � � � � � � � � Correction to: British Journal of Cancer (2004) 90, 1756–1759. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6601763 Due to an error, Table 1 and some text on page 1756 of the above paper were shown incorrectly. The correct Table 1 and text are given below: On page 1756 of this article, the second sentence in the Results section should read as follows: The incidence of hysterectomies with cervix removed in- creased from 2500 in 1991 to 2017 per million women in 1999. Table 1 Number (N) and incidence of total and partial hysterectomies in Finland 1991–99, and incidence of endometrial and cervical cancer with and without correction for hysterectomies Overall incidence of hysterectomya Incidence of endometrial cancer/106 Incidence of total hysterectomyb Incidence of cervical cancer/106 Year N /106 Uncorrected Corrected N /106 Uncorrected Corrected 1991 10 333 3162 134 158 8237 2500 28 30 1992 10 619 3185 137 162 8398 2497 33 35 1993 10 571 3089 142 171 8733 2535 37 39 1994 10 554 3022 136 165 8890 2531 37 40 1995 10 169 2855 135 166 8900 2487 44 48 1996 10 759 2981 153 190 9923 2741 44 47 1997 11 816 3247 142 179 10 935 3001 39 42 1998 12 227 3315 159 203 11 351 3071 45 49 1999 11 956 3208 146 188 11 246 3017 38 42 aAll incidence rates are adjusted for age to the world standard population. bNumber of women with hysterectomy, cervix removed. British Journal of Cancer (2004) 91, 1979 & 2004 Cancer Research UK All rights reserved 0007 – 0920/04 $30.00 www.bjcancer.com

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