Published in Cancer Weekly, November 30th, 1998
The study, published in the November 12, 1998, issue of Cancer, reported that annual cases of adenocarcinoma rose from 0.7 cases per 100,000 in 1974-76 to 3.2 cases per 100,000 in 1992-94. The findings, based on already existing national data, were determined by researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the International Epidemiology Institute.
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