Cancer Incidence in Five Continents: Volume II – 1970 by Professor Richard Doll, Dr Calum S. Muir (auth.), Professor

By Professor Richard Doll, Dr Calum S. Muir (auth.), Professor Richard Doll, Dr Calum S. Muir, Dr John A. H. Waterhouse (eds.)

In 1966, following the 9th foreign melanoma Congress in Tokyo, the fee on Epidemiology and Prevention of the foreign Union opposed to melanoma shaped a brand new Committee on melanoma occurrence. This Committee met in Lausanne in could 1968 and determined that the monograph on melanoma occurrence in 5 Continents, which were released via the UICC tw~ years formerly, have been so necessary moment quantity might be released once a suf­ ficient quantity of latest fabric should be gathered. The Committee delegated the accountability for the construction of this quantity to the Editors of the unique monograph and to the Honorary Secretary of the Committee, Dr C. S. Muir. Mr P. Payne, even though, was once not able to proceed during this capability as a result strain of different commitments. The Editors have 1eant seriously at the abilities and information of Dr A. J. Tuyns and Dr H. Tu1inius, who've been liable for the practise of Chapters II and IV respectively and for the gathering of a giant a part of the cloth provided in them. also they are drastically indebted to overlook J~ Powell of the Birmingham melanoma Registry, who wrote the pc programme for calcu­ lating the age-specific and standardized occurrence premiums, at the side of Dr J. A. H. Waterhouse, and supervised the operation of the pc, in addition to to Mme J.

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And accessory sinuses Nose. sinuses etc. Malignant neoplasm of larynx Larynx 161 162 Pancreas Malignant neoplasm of peritoneum Malignant neoplasm of bronchus and trachea, and of lung specified as primary 163 Malignant neoplasm of lung, unspecified as to whether primary or secondary 164 Malignant neoplasm of mediastinum 165 170 Malignant neoplasm of thoracic organs (secondary) Malignant neoplasm of breast 171 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (158 and 159 are grouped (with Other and Unspecified (sites (162 and 163 are grouped (together Bronchus, trachea (164 and 165 are grouped (with Other and Unspecified (sites Breast Excludes carcinoma-in-situ unless otherwise specified Cervix uteri 172 Malignant neoplasm of corpus uteri Corpus uteri 173 Malignant neoplasm of other parts of the uterus, including chorionepithelioma Other uterus 174 Malignant neoplasm of uterus, unspecified Uterus, unspec.

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