Updating the standard population and its effect on cancer incidence and mortality rates - ARCHIVED

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This article describes the impact on age-standardized cancer incidence and mortality rates of an update to the standard population used to derive them. The impact is assessed by cancer type and by province for 2012, and on trends in cancer rates from 1992 to 2012. Data are from the Canadian Cancer Registry and the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database.

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Ellison, Lawrence

Main Product: Health at a Glance

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