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Patterns in Urban and Rural Cancer Incidence

  • Roger R. Connelly
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (volume 6)

Abstract

The Third National Cancer Survey (TNCS) was a project of the Biometry Branch of the National Cancer Institute conducted during the 3-year period 1969–71 in seven metropolitan areas and the two states of Iowa and Colorado. The primary objective was to provide detailed information on the incidence of cancer in the United States. The findings of the survey by sex, race, age, and geographic area of the patient and by anatomic site and histologic type of the cancer have been published (1). The primary purpose of this report is to present the results of additional analyses of the TNCS data from Iowa and Colorado for urban and rural cancer patterns. Comparisons with earlier and more recent data on the incidence of cancer in urban and rural areas of Iowa are also made for selected primary sites.

Keywords

Multiple Myeloma Cancer Incidence Urban Resident Rural Resident Cancer Incidence Rate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger R. Connelly
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  1. 1.Biometry BranchNational Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA

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