Navigation Links
Marked Increase of Cancer Cases Among Aging Population

br> "Lung cancer retains its status as the leading cause of cancer death in Europe in 2006," said Prof Boyle. "The overwhelming majority of lung cancer is caused by tobacco smoking, and tobacco control is clearly a number one priority in Europe, not only aimed at men, particularly the male populations of Central and Eastern Europe, but increasingly targeted towards women, especially in Northern Europe."

Breast, colorectal and lung cancers have the highest incidence

Since the previous estimates for 2004, breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the commonest cancer to be diagnosed overall, with 429,900 new cases in 2006 (13.5% of all cancer cases). It was followed by colorectal cancer (412,900 cases, 12.9%) and lung cancer (386,300 cases, 12.1%).

Prof Boyle said the rise in the number of breast cancer cases could be attributed partially to the introduction of organised mammography screening programmes, which meant that more cancers were detected, and at an earlier stage. "These programmes have the short-term consequence of increasing the incidence, which has risen by 16% since our latest 2004 estimates." Despite the benefit of screening programmes, he said that deaths from breast cancer were continuing to rise (130,000 in 2004, 131,900 in 2006) because of the ageing population.

In women, after breast cancer, colorectal cancer (195,400, 13.1% of the total) and cancer of the uterus (149,300, 10%) were the most commonly diagnosed cancers.

In men, the widespread use of the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) tests was also having an effect on the numbers of prostate cancers being detected; prostate cancer was the most frequent cancer diagnosed (345,900, 20.3% of the total), followed by lung cancer (292,200, 17.2%) and colorectal cancer (217,400, 12.8%).

Prof Boyle said: "Despite the widespread use of PSA testing in many European countries, the number of deaths from prostate cancer has increas
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Medicare Marked by Widespread Racial disparities
2. Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors
3. Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!
4. Increase in tobacco deaths
5. Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx
6. Deep Sleep Doesnt Increase Memory
7. Allergy Risk Increased by Kerosene Use
8. IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects
9. Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol
10. Increase in renal problems
11. Fewer teeth & Increased Ischemic Stroke risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Marked Increase Cancer Cases Among Aging Population

(Date:3/28/2015)... (PRWEB) March 28, 2015 How best ... a growing field in orthopaedic medicine. While diagnostic hip ... to confirm the pain etiology, research presented today at ... ) Specialty Day suggests that pain relief from this ... hip surgery. , “Our study looked to assess ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2015 Andrew ... for original 1960's Who psychedelic concert posters. The Who and ... New York on August 2, 1968. According to Hawley, “The ... playing many concert halls and college campuses. Perhaps the most ... performance with Jim Morrison and the Doors on August 2, ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... 2015 The "Petrick Sustainable Health ... health. After 18 years of research and experience with ... contenders, Dr. Jon Petrick is excited to be launching ... of the immediate benefits of this radical new system ... of strength of the immune system, faster healing of ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... March 28, 2015 Servpro of ... this week released a report about the link between ... asthma sufferers, and according to recent medical research, may ... According to the Environmental Protection Agency, people with sensitivity ... Breathing in mold may trigger asthma attacks for asthma ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... In her mid-forties and with a lifelong ... Monica K. arrived at JET Uniform & Supply ... and scared. The owners and staff at JET, which had ... to offer jobs to challenged residents like Monica, were patient. ... to begin with the end in mind,” says Stephen Milaney, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pain Injections for Hip Arthroscopy Patients May Not Predict Surgical Outcomes 2Health News:Avid Collector from Vintage Rock Posters, Inc. Announces His Search For Original 1960's Who Psychedelic Concert Posters. 2Health News:Celebrity Chiropractor Jon Petrick to Release Sustainable Health System this Summer 2Health News:Water Damage Restoration Specialists Servpro of Paso Robles Release Report on Mold and Asthma 2Health News:Water Damage Restoration Specialists Servpro of Paso Robles Release Report on Mold and Asthma 3Health News:Red Deer Uniforms Shop Celebrates 3rd Year Sewing Hope for the Challenged 2Health News:Red Deer Uniforms Shop Celebrates 3rd Year Sewing Hope for the Challenged 3
... the brain of rats that they say may help curb ... in human beings.// ,Alessandro Bartolomucci and colleagues at the ... Research Council) in Rome spotted the TLQP-21 protein in the ... reported the online edition of the health magazine WebMD. ...
... with allergic rhinitis, such as that caused by hay ... more sleep disorders// than those without allergies, according to ... of Internal Medicine, a theme issue on sleep. ... allergens irritate and inflame the nasal passages, affects about ...
... system expands nationally, hospitals have been hit by 110 "major ... being unable to call up X-rays on screens in operating ... left inaccessible on several occasions. Staff have found that they ... hospital, in some cases according to a report in Computer ...
... A recent report by the Ministry in Jamaica has revealed ... a paper that has now come before the House of// ... virus live healthy lives for several years without developing the ... the performance of the National HIV/STI Control Programme, and states ...
... effectively reverse a downslide condition of lead poisoning in children, ... incidents of lead poisoning// in children is so common, almost ... has risen to the occasion, and rolled out a timely ... minutes flat. ,ESA Biosciences of ...
... treat acne can cause depression. This has been supported ... the drug- Roaccutane, which effectively cures serious cases of ... behaviour. Though the packaging of the drug mentions these ... is not known.,It has not been proven so far ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Allergic Rhinitis Associated with Impaired Sleep Quality 2Health News:NHS Inconvenienced by 110 major computer failures 2Health News:Acne drug may cause depression 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... , March 27, 2015 Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ... has been appointed to the Company,s Board of Directors ... the death in November 2014 of board member Joseph ... Linder to our Board of Directors represents an important ... , chairman and president of Dynatronics.  "Rich is a proven ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... The Temple Health & Bioscience District (THBD) today announced it ... South First St. in the Temple Medical and Education District ... of Temple to receive funding for redevelopment. Located ... Health Care System, the new facility will enable THBD to ... life science companies. Temple ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... , March 27, 2015 XRpro Sciences, ... drug discovery and development services which features high ... pharmaceutical industry, announced financial results for the year ... C.  Tyson, Chairman of XRpro Sciences commented, "We ... transition from development stage to commercial stage in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dynatronics Announces Appointment of Richard J. Linder to Board of Directors 2Temple Health & Bioscience District Relocates, Offers Office And Lab Space To Biotech Companies 2XRpro Sciences Announces Fiscal 2014 Financial Results 2XRpro Sciences Announces Fiscal 2014 Financial Results 3XRpro Sciences Announces Fiscal 2014 Financial Results 4
... Technology Catalysts International, leading global consultants to the ... identified probiotics as key to the future of ... only in digestive health, but also for promoting ...  New delivery and carrier technologies for probiotics increase ...
... Abbott announced today it has received clearance from the U.S. ... Wireless handheld, a new wireless version of the i-STAT® point ... emergency rooms and physicians, offices. The new i-STAT 1 Wireless ... generated by i-STAT 1 directly from the patient bedside. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alternative Probiotic Applications Offer $2 Billion+ Market Potential 2Alternative Probiotic Applications Offer $2 Billion+ Market Potential 3FDA Clears Abbott's i-STAT® 1 Wireless Point of Care Testing System 2FDA Clears Abbott's i-STAT® 1 Wireless Point of Care Testing System 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: