Inequalities in cancer screening
Abstract:Cancer is the second most common cause of death in OECD countries, responsible for 27% of all deaths in 2006. Among women, breast cancer is the most common form, accounting for 30% or more of new cases each year and 16% of cancer deaths in 2006. Cervical cancer accounts for an additional 5% of new cases, and 3% of female cancer deaths (see Indicator 1.5 "Mortality from Cancer").
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: December 1, 2009