Cancer, a disease of aging (part 2) - risk factors for 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 2) - risk factors for older adult cancer mortality in Switzerland 1991-2008. Swiss medical weekly, 142, w13607. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2012.13607

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Cancer is disease of aging that disproportionately affects older adults and often results in considerable public health consequences. This study evaluated gender-age-specific cancer mortality risk factors in older adults in Switzerland with attention to the most common types of cancer.

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:

10 Sep 2017 14:09

Publisher DOI:

10.4414/smw.2012.13607

PubMed ID:

22893456

Web of Science ID:

000307829400001

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.13947

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/13947 (FactScience: 220667)

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