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Prostate cancer in Denmark. Incidence, morbidity and mortality

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title = "Prostate cancer in Denmark. Incidence, morbidity and mortality",
abstract = "Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Denmark are reviewed for a 50-year period from 1943 to 1992. The prostate cancer incidence rate nearly tripled and prostate cancer mortality rate increased during this period. Until recently in Denmark the routine management of prostate cancer has been by deferred hormonal therapy. Morbidity and mortality associated with prostate cancer are analysed in a group of 1459 patients aged 55-74 years, who were diagnosed as having clinically localized prostate cancer in the 5-year period 1983 to 1987. In this group of patients prostate cancer is demonstrated to cause significant morbidity. Furthermore, the patients suffered significant excess mortality and loss of life expectancy.",
keywords = "Aged, Denmark, Humans, Incidence, Male, Middle Aged, Prostatic Neoplasms",
author = "K Brasso and Peter Iversen",
year = "1999",
language = "English",
volume = "203",
pages = "29--33",
journal = "Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, Supplement",
issn = "0300-8886",
publisher = "Taylor & Francis A S",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Prostate cancer in Denmark. Incidence, morbidity and mortality

AU - Brasso, K

AU - Iversen, Peter

PY - 1999

Y1 - 1999

N2 - Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Denmark are reviewed for a 50-year period from 1943 to 1992. The prostate cancer incidence rate nearly tripled and prostate cancer mortality rate increased during this period. Until recently in Denmark the routine management of prostate cancer has been by deferred hormonal therapy. Morbidity and mortality associated with prostate cancer are analysed in a group of 1459 patients aged 55-74 years, who were diagnosed as having clinically localized prostate cancer in the 5-year period 1983 to 1987. In this group of patients prostate cancer is demonstrated to cause significant morbidity. Furthermore, the patients suffered significant excess mortality and loss of life expectancy.

AB - Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in Denmark are reviewed for a 50-year period from 1943 to 1992. The prostate cancer incidence rate nearly tripled and prostate cancer mortality rate increased during this period. Until recently in Denmark the routine management of prostate cancer has been by deferred hormonal therapy. Morbidity and mortality associated with prostate cancer are analysed in a group of 1459 patients aged 55-74 years, who were diagnosed as having clinically localized prostate cancer in the 5-year period 1983 to 1987. In this group of patients prostate cancer is demonstrated to cause significant morbidity. Furthermore, the patients suffered significant excess mortality and loss of life expectancy.

KW - Aged

KW - Denmark

KW - Humans

KW - Incidence

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Prostatic Neoplasms

M3 - Journal article

VL - 203

SP - 29

EP - 33

JO - Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, Supplement

JF - Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, Supplement

SN - 0300-8886

ER -

ID: 36730531