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Health State Descriptions for Canadians




Summary table

The cancers

At diagnosis

Therapeutic options

Subsequent health states


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Recommended citation:

Evans WK, Connor Gorber SK, Spence ST, Will BP for the Population Health Impact of Disease in Canada (PHI). Health state descriptions for Canadians: Cancers. Statistics Canada, catalogue no. 82-619-MIE2005001. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2005.

The following individuals also contributed to this document:

Sarah Connor Gorber, Content editor
Kellie Murphy, Research assistant
Kathy White, Managing editor
Julie Bernier, Translation verification
Charlotte Clarke, Graphic design
Francine Simoneau, Electronic publishing
Shannon McPhail, Electronic publishing

Population Health Impact of Disease in Canada (PHI) team leaders:

Julie Bernier
William Flanagan
Éric Jenkins
Jean-Marie Berthelot
Sarah Connor Gorber
Christel Le Petit
Jane Boswell-Purdy
Stephanie Jackson
Kathy White

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Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada.

© Minister of Industry, 2005

All rights reserved. See Copyright / permission to reproduce.

Catalogue no. 82-619-MIE2005001

Frequency: Occasional

ISBN 0-662-40696-6


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