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Rapid increase in endometrial cancer incidence and ethnic differences in New Zealand

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin 1 on 2019-01-29 13:50:17.089

Authors

Oliver W Scott
Sandar Tin Tin
Susan M Bigby
J. Mark Elwood

Year of Publication

2019

Source

Cancer Causes Control, 22 January, 2019. [Epub before print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

In Progress

Abstract

Using data from the New Zealand Cancer Registry, the researchers assessed trends over time of incidence and mortality rates for each Māori, Pacific, and non-Māori/non-Pacific women in four age groups (< 40, 40–49, 50–74, and 75 +). Pacific women were found to have the highest incidence, which they attribute, in part, to rates of obesity. This conclusion, however, requires further research.

Type of Study

*Clinical audit

How to Access

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