2006 Cancer in Iowa Report, 2006

(2006) 2006 Cancer in Iowa Report, 2006. University of Iowa

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Abstract

In 2006, an estimated 6,300 Iowans will die from cancer, 14 times the number caused by auto fatalities. Cancer is second only to heart disease as a cause of death. These projections are based upon mortality data the State Health Registry of Iowa receives from the Iowa Department of Public Health. The Registry has been recording the occurrence of cancer in Iowa since 1973, and is one of fourteen population-based registries and three supplementary registries nationwide providing data to the National Cancer Institute. In 2006 an estimated 16,000 cancers will be newly diagnosed among Iowa residents. With 2006 Cancer in Iowa the Registry makes a general report to the public on the status of cancer.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: cancer, university of iowa, medical, state healthy registry
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Diseases > Cancer
State government > State agencies
ID Code: 18899
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 18 Feb 2015 13:31
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2015 13:31
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/18899