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Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties, 1950-1969

United States. National Cancer Institute. Epidemiology Branch

Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties, 1950-1969

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- United States -- Mortality -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (NIH) 75-780
    ContributionsMason, Thomas J., United States. National Cancer Institute. Epidemiology Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC276 A5282
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19159091M


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Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties, 1950-1969 by United States. National Cancer Institute. Epidemiology Branch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geochemistry and the Environment: Volume III: Distribution of Trace Elements Related to the Occurrence of Certain Cancers, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Urolithiasis () Chapter: APPENDIX A: ATLAS OF CANCER MORTALITY FOR U.S.

COUNTIES:   Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties: this atlas will be a valuable source of data. Its essence is the presentation of age-adjusted, site-specific cancer mortality rates among whites of both sexes in all counties in the contiguous United States.

Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties: Ann Intern Med. Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties, Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S.

counties, by National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Epidemiology Branch; Mason, Thomas J. Publication date Topics Cancer, CancerPages: DCEG published a U.S. atlas of cancer mortality data spanning the years towhich identified geographic areas with high rates of specific cancers and spatial and temporal patterns that may suggest particular carcinogenic exposures.

The atlas was subsequently developed into an interactive website, and was updated over the years. Get this from a library. Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties, [Thomas J Mason; National Cancer Institute (U.S.).

Epidemiology Branch.]. Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties - on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. ATLAS OF CANCER MORTALITY FOR U.S. COUNTIES: [Thomas J. Mason, Frank W. McKay, Robert Hoover, William J.

Blot, and Joseph F. F, Maps] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ATLAS OF CANCER MORTALITY FOR U.S. COUNTIES: Price: $   Released to the public on Apthis atlas is the first to show all leading causes of death by race and sex for small U.S.

geographic areas referred to as Health Service Areas (HSA’s). The 18 causes of death included in this atlas account for 83. Publication of the "Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S.

Counties, " caused a great deal of concern in counties shown in the Atlas to have had high cancer mortality rates in relation to the. Another pioneering important cancer atlas has been the atlas of cancer mortality in the People’s Republic of China [20, 33], which reported data taken from the period – The USA cancer atlases by Mason and co-workers are also important because they led to identification of some previously unknown risk factors for some cancers [ 62 ].Cited by: 6.

Mason TJ, McKay FW, Hoover R, Blot WJ, Fraumeni JF Jr () Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties: – U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington DC (DHEW Publ. (NIH) Cited by: 3. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Mason TJ et al () Atlas of cancer mortality for US counties: – Washington US Government Printing Office (DHEW publication no.

75–) Mason TJ et al () Atlas of cancer mortality among US non-whites: –69 Bethesda, US Department of Health, education and Welfare Cited by: 6. A MECHANISM FOR SELECTING COMMUNITIES AT HIGH RISK FOR CANCER Thomas J. Mason, Ph.D. Environmental Epidemiology Branch National Cancer Institute Bethesda, MD In Dr.

Fred Burbank completed an investigation of geographic patterns of cancer mortality in the States with the state as the smallest unit (1). Subsequent to this publication.

Multidisciplinary Atlas of Breast Surgery. Completion of book. View project. Article. Atlas of Cancer Mortality For U.S.

Counties: Publication of the "Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties, " caused a great deal of concern in counties shown in the Atlas to have had high cancer mortality rates in relation to the United States as a whole.

An analysis was made of tem. National Institutes of Health (U.S.) Title(s): Atlas of cancer mortality for U. counties: By Thomas J. Mason [et al. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Bethesda, Md.] National Institutes of Health [] Description: xi, p.

illus. Language: English MeSH: Neoplasms/mortality*; United States Publication Type(s. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Learn moreAuthor: Ian Leck. Mason TJ, McKay FW, Hoover R, Blot WJ, Fraumeni JF Jr () Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties: – U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington DC (DHEW publication no. (NIH) Cited by: 1. The geographic distribution of cancer has been used for various epidemiologic purposes.

U.S. CANCER MORTALITY BY COUNTY: by Mason and McKay provided twenty year average ca ncer mortality rates by county [8]. In this and two companion atlases by Mason et al., the importance of analyses of county mortality data is discussed [9,10].

Methods. U.S. death and population data for the years through were used to calculate heart disease and cancer death rates. Detailed analyses focused on age (15–19 years old to ≥ years old) and race and ethnicity (Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians and Pacific Islanders (A/PIs), and American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)).Cited by: 2.

The χ 2 x 2 Mason, TJ, McKay, FW, Hoover, R et al. Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties: – (publication NIH 75–). US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

; Google Scholar See all References values for the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test for each of the comparisons for men and women were not significant (Table 1).Cited by: TJ Mason, FW McKay, R Hoover, et of cancer mortality for U.S.

counties: – (8th ed.), DHEW Publication No. [NIH] 75–, US Government Printing Office, Washington DC Cited by: Norris. Norris Peters Map Of Washington D.c. W Lung Disease Mortality. $ The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 1 Graphical Excellence N = 11 mean of X 's = Maps from Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S.

Counties: —, by Thomas J. Mason, Frank W. McKay, Robert — All types of cancer, white males; age-adjusted rate by county, — File Size: 4MB. to many cancers, the excess cancer deaths observed in the past may be only a precursor of further increases in cancer mortality.

The report which precipitated in-creased concern for cancer mortality in Bergen County, the "Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties, " (1), mapped average mortality rates for a year period ending in Parkes HG, Veys CA, Waterhouse JAH, Peters A.

Cancer mortality in the British rubber industry. Br J Ind Med ; Pickle LW, Mason TJ, Howard N, Hoover R, Fraumeni JF Jr. Atlas of U.S. cancer mortality among whites: Washington, DC: ment of Health and Human Services.

DHHS publication no. (NIH)Adapted from Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties:TJ Mason et al, PHS, NIH, These maps summarize an enormous amount of information and present it efficiently, coherently, and a way that invites the viewer to make comparisons and to. An Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S.

counties: () has been published by the Government Printing Office, Washington washington Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more details D.C. Cited by: This report contains cancer mortality rates and changes in rates for counties of the United States for, and This report includes the number of deaths and cancer mortality rates age-adjusted to the U.S.

population for each of. We shall use the above-mentioned Atlas of Cancer Mortality as reference work to illustrate the main features of cancer mapping as well as patterns of geographical distribution of the mortality rates for a selected number of cancer in the time period – For this reason, here we use the term cancer atlas to denote Cancer Mortality Cited by: 6.

When I wrote my book on cancer and nutrition inI included five of the mortality maps from National Cancer Institute’s Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.

Counties from – to illustrate the epidemiological evidence observed by the Drs. Garland about sunlight exposure (latitude) and. However, although increased longevity in magnesium-rich geographic areas is clearly correlated with lower heart disease mortality,(,4,) its correlation with cancer prevalence is inconsistent.(14,) The risk of most cancers increases with aging, and with length of exposure to agents with cancerous potential.

Bazikian(14) reviewed more recent studies (Table I()). A Russian report showed that stomach cancer is four times more common (40/,) in the Ukraine where the Mg content of soil and drinking water is low, than it is in Armenia (10/,) where the Mg content is more than twice as high.(14,) A more recent morphologic and statistical analysis of neoplastic deaths in two Polish.

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Mason TJ, McKay FW, Hoover R, Blot WJ, Fraumeni JF Jr Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties, – DHEW Publ. (NIH) 75– l Washington, DC US. The cancer mortality data were taken from the Atlas of Cancer Mortality, 1 in which age‐adjusted rates for white and black Americans separated by gender are given by county (n = ) and state economic area (SEA) (n = ) for the periods – and – SEAs are individual counties or groups of counties that are relatively Cited by: Surveillance epidemiology end results: Incidence and mortality data: U.S.

Dept. of Health and Human Resources Chemoprevention clinical trials problems and solutions U.S. Dept.

of Health and Human Services Atlas of cancer mortality for U.S. counties U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare The Basic Practice of. ISBN The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis.

Book Notes. Health by the People. PDF. Ann Intern Med. ;83(6) Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties: PDF. Ann Intern Med.

;83(6) Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology. PDF. Ann Intern Med. ;83(6). More recent examples include an atlas of cancer incidence in England and Wales (Swerdlow and dos Santos Silva ) and an all-causes mortality atlas (Pickle et al. ) and separate cancer mortality atlas (Devesa et al.

) for the United States.Full text of "Annual report: National Cancer Institute (U.S.)" See other formats.Atlas of Cancer Mortality" (with its red, orange, and yellow colored maps identifying high cancer areas in the United States) attracted widespread media attention; whereas, the earlier telephone book-like28 presentation of the.

same data attracted virtual-ly no media attention. Making chronic risk information. more visually appealing will help.