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Atlas of Cancer Mortality in Poland 1975–1979

  • Witold Zatonski
  • Nikolaus Becker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 1-13
  3. Material and Methods

    1. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 14-17
  4. Cancer Mortality by Site

    1. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 18-25
    2. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 26-33
    3. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 34-41
    4. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 42-49
    5. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 50-57
    6. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 58-65
    7. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 66-73
    8. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 74-81
    9. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 82-89
    10. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 90-97
    11. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 98-105
    12. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 106-113
    13. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 114-119
    14. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 120-125
    15. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 126-131
    16. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 132-139
    17. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 140-147
    18. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 148-155
    19. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 156-163
    20. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 164-171
    21. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 172-179
    22. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 180-187
    23. Witold Zatonski, Nikolaus Becker
      Pages 188-197
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 198-206

About this book

Introduction

The first publication of cancer mortality data in Po­ ners, research workers and political authorities for land took place 100 years ago in 1888. The evalua­ information on frequencies, time trends, and spatial tion of such data was greatly enhanced in the early distributions of the different cancer sites. 1960s when the Polish Cancer Registry was estab­ Secondly, it may promote epidemiological research lished at the Maria Sldodowska-Curie Memorial on causal factors determining cancer occurrence in Cancer Institute in Warszawa. Data from this regis­ Poland. In this connection, it has to be kept in mind try and their epidemiological analysis provided the that the presentation of geographical distribution of basis for planning cancer control in Poland. The diseases cannot by itself provide evidence for any National Cancer Programme permitted a develop­ speculations on causal relationships. Cancer map­ ment of comprehensive cancer centres and cancer ping offers a valuable basis for obtaining new in­ research. sights and creating new hypotheses. The proof will Differences in cancer incidence and mortality ob­ have to be left to the more refined research meth­ served in various regions of Poland have been eval­ ods of modem epidemiology, which is also pursued uated during the past two decades using data col­ at our institutes.

Keywords

cancer cancer research esophagus lymphoma melanoma mortality oncology

Authors and affiliations

  • Witold Zatonski
    • 1
  • Nikolaus Becker
    • 2
  1. 1.Centrum Onkologii — Instytut M. Skłodowska CurieWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Deutsches KrebsforschungszentrumInstitut für Epidemiologie und BiometrieHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-72607-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72609-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72607-1
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