Widening socio-economic inequalities in oral cancer incidence in Scotland, 1976-2002

Brewster, D.H., Conway, D.I., Macpherson, L.M.D., McKinney, P.A., McMahon, A.D. and Stark, J. (2007) Widening socio-economic inequalities in oral cancer incidence in Scotland, 1976-2002. British Journal of Cancer, 96, pp. 818-820. (doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6603621)

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Abstract

Oral cancer incidence was investigated among 10 857 individuals using Scottish Cancer Registry data. Since 1980 the incidence of oral cancer among males in Scotland has significantly increased, the rise occurring almost entirely in the most deprived areas of residence.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Macpherson, Professor Lorna and McMahon, Dr Alex and Conway, Professor David
Authors: Brewster, D.H., Conway, D.I., Macpherson, L.M.D., McKinney, P.A., McMahon, A.D., and Stark, J.
Subjects:R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dental School
Journal Name:British Journal of Cancer
ISSN:0007-0920

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