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Title: Three-dimensional perspective of U.S. cancer mortality.
Authors: Hanson MR,  McKay FW,  Miller RW
Journal: Lancet
Date: 1980 Aug 2
Branches: CGB
PubMed ID: 6105405
PMC ID: not available
Abstract: Data from U.S. death certificates, 1950--77, can now be displayed as computer-generated three-dimensional graphs. The results provide a panoramic view of the rise and fall in cancer rates by age, sex, and calendar year for Whites and non-Whites. Sample graphs depict the rising rates for lung cancer, the falling rates for stomach cancer, the relatively constant rates for breast cancer, and the dramatic change in rates for childhood leukaemia.