Published in Cancer Weekly, August 12th, 2008
"The percentage of in situ (noninvasive) cases among all oral cancer cases was calculated separately for Puerto Rico and the United States using populationbased cancer registry data (1992-2001). In situ cancers constituted 1.2% of oral cancer cases in Puerto Rico and 3.4% in the United States (P <.001)," wrote D.E. Morse and colleagues, New York University.
The researchers concluded: "These findings suggest a disparity in very early oral cancer detection in Puerto Rico compared...
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