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India Time Trends in Cancer Incidence Rates 1982-2010


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India (IND)
Assam, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
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Time period covered 
01/1982 - 12/2010
Data type

The National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) commenced by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in the year 1981 now has a network of 28 Population Based Cancer Registries (PBCRs). This second report on Time Trends in Cancer Incidence Rates covers an additional five years (2006-2010) of data for the older PBCRs at Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Barshi and provides an insight on the trends in seven additional PBCRs at Thiruvananthapuram, Dibrugarh, Kamrup Urban District, Imphal West District, Ahmedabad Rural District and the states of Mizoram and Sikkim. These seven PBCRs have contributed at least 7 years data. Some information on trends in incidence rates is also provided for the PBCRs at Kolkata, Kollam, Ahmedabad Urban, Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur that have data for 5-6 years. Overall, the report contains data on leading cancer sites in individual registries as well as trends over time for all sites and selected leading sites.