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India Cancer Incidence and Patterns in Urban Maharashtra: Incidence and Distribution of Cancer 2001

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Geography 
India (IND)
Maharashtra
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2001 - 12/2001
Series or system 
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Urban only
Summary 

This report presents malignant cancer incidence and patterns for four urban agglomeration areas in Maharashtra state for 2001: Mumbai, Poona, Nagpur, and Aurangabad. Tables include cases, age-specific and age-adjusted rates for incidence by ICD-10 site, sex, and 5-year age group; site, sex and diagnosis; and site, sex and religion for each area. Data are also given for childhood cancers (ages 0-14) and tobacco-related cancers. Data sources for the registries include public and private health facilities in the registry areas, and vital statistics from departments of public health in the municipalities.

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Suggested citation 
Indian Cancer Society. India Cancer Incidence and Patterns in Urban Maharashtra: Incidence and Distribution of Cancer 2001. Mumbai, India: Indian Cancer Society.