Future of cancer incidence in Shanghai, China: Predicting the burden upon the ageing population.

Affiliation

State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Collaborative Innovation Center for Genetics and Development, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Fudan University Taizhou Institute of Health Sciences, Taizhou, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The age-specific cancer patterns have changed significantly over the last few decades in urban Shanghai. Predicting the cancer incidence in an ageing population can help to anticipate future resource needs, evaluate primary prevention strategies, and inform further research studies.

Keywords

Ageing population,Cancer incidence,Projections,Shanghai,

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