Haematopoietic neoplasms in Australia

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The descriptive epidemiology of haematopoietic neoplasms in Australia: time trends and association with latitude band. A national, population-based descriptive epidemiological study using aggregate data from the Australian Cancer Database (ACD) for all incident haematopoietic neoplasms, 1982-2007. The data collection includes aggregate data on the number of haematopoietic neoplasms diagnosed during the study period by year of diagnosis, sex, 5-year age group, ICD-O-3 tumor histology code, and latitude band (<29°S, 29-37°S, >37°S). Latitude band has been mapped by residential postcode. Computed age-specific and age standardised rates are also available. Originating source(s): Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [Australian Cancer Database (ACD) - 1982-2007]
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Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre
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Cancer aetiology
Haematological Tumours
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Haematopoietic neoplasms in Australia