Cancer, a disease of aging (part 1) - trends in older adult cancer mortality in Switzerland 1991-2008

Schmidlin, Kurt; Spoerri, Adrian; Egger, Matthias; Zwahlen, Marcel; Stuck, Andreas; Clough-Gorr, Kerri M; Swiss National Cohort (SNC), (2012). Cancer, a disease of aging (part 1) - trends in older adult cancer mortality in Switzerland 1991-2008. Swiss medical weekly, 142, w13637. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2012.13637

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It is crucial for aging societies to evaluate trends in cancer mortality rates of older adults. This study examined socio-demographic and regional characteristics specifically focused on the cancer mortality experience of older adults in Switzerland.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Geriatric Clinic

UniBE Contributor:

Schmidlin, Kurt; Spörri, Adrian; Egger, Matthias; Zwahlen, Marcel; Stuck, Andreas and Clough, Kerri

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1424-7860

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:35

Last Modified:

18 Sep 2017 09:18

Publisher DOI:

10.4414/smw.2012.13637

PubMed ID:

22893506

Web of Science ID:

000307829400003

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.13946

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/13946 (FactScience: 220666)

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