Burden of cervical cancer in Europe: estimates for 2004.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

Peer reviewed scientific article



The European Council recommends that organised cervical cancer screening be offered in all member states. In order to evaluate the impact of existing and new prevention methods, regularly updated information on the burden of cervical cancer is needed. The best estimates of mortality and incidence rates were applied to the 2004 projected population of 40 European countries using methods developed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Using the absolute number of cases and deaths, the standardised and cumulative rates (up to age of 74 years) were computed for individual countrie…

Associated health topics:

QR code

QR code for this page URL