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Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. results for the global burden of disease 2000

  • Kenji Shibuya1Email author,
  • Colin D Mathers1,
  • Cynthia Boschi-Pinto2,
  • Alan D Lopez1 and
  • Christopher JL Murray3
BMC Cancer20022:37

Received: 11 October 2002

Accepted: 26 December 2002

Published: 26 December 2002

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11 Oct 2002 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Dec 2002 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paola Pisani
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Dec 2002 Editorially accepted
26 Dec 2002 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-2-37

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Authors’ Affiliations

Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization
Family and Community Health/Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization
Executive Director, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization