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Nervous system and intracranial tumour incidence by ethnicity in England, 2001–2007: A descriptive epidemiological study

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Background There is substantial variation in nervous system and intracranial tumour incidence worldwide. UK incidence data have limited utility because they group these diverse tumours together and do not provide data for individual ethnic groups within Blacks and South Asians. Our objective was to determine the incidence of individual tumour types for seven individual ethnic groups. Methods We used data from the National Cancer Intelligence Network on tumour site, age, sex and deprivation ...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0154347

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2016-05-02
Acceptance date:
2016-04-12
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
27135830
Source identifiers:
619672

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