Problems in the Initiation of a Cancer Registry

  • E. Anglesio
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 50)


The aim of creating tumor registries was the improvement of the approach to problems relevant to cancer. Increased knowledge of the frequency of malignant diseases, their distribution, incidence, and mortality is of primary importance for cancer control, and the relevant figures can only be obtained through registries. Good registration demands adequate organization in many spheres, as suggested by our own experience.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1975

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