Unequal burden of mortality from gastric cancer in Brazil and its regions, 2000-2015.

Author

Lucia Libanez Bessa Campelo Braga

Affiliation

Clinical Research Unit/Biomedicine Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Federal University, Rua Coronel Nunes de Melo 1315, Rodolfo Teófilo, Fortaleza, Ceara, 60430270, Brazil. [Email]

Abstract

Gastric cancer (GC) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. However, population-based data on GC mortality dynamics in low and middle income countries are scarce.

Keywords

Brazil,Gastric cancer,Mortality,Spatial analysis,

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