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A single measure of cancer burden in Korea from 1999 to 2010.

Authors
  • Cho, Kyoung-Hee1
  • Park, Sohee
  • Lee, Kwang-Sig
  • Jang, Sung-In
  • Yoo, Ki-Bong
  • Kim, Jae-Hyun
  • Park, Eun-Cheol
  • 1 Department of Public Health, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea E-mail : [email protected] , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
14
Issue
9
Pages
5249–5255
Identifiers
PMID: 24175809
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The SMCB indicated that the burdens of stomach cancer in males and thyroid and breast cancers in females were large. The single measure showed an advantage, reflected as the equivalent dimensions of incidence and mortality, whereas DALY and economic costs showed tendencies to reflect premature death.

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