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    Richard

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    leading causes of cancer morb and mort

    Post  Richard on Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:47 pm

    morbidity

    highest for males: prostate
    highest for females: breast
    highest all up: lung (because it impacts both genders)

    mortality

    highest for males: lung, then prostate
    highest for females: lung, then breast

    Richard

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    Re: leading causes of cancer morb and mort

    Post  Richard on Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:28 pm

    and for general morbidity, whilst cvd is the top for mortality, top for morbidity is respiratory disease

    Richard

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    Re: leading causes of cancer morb and mort

    Post  Richard on Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:35 pm

    and the biggest risk factor in aus is smoking (effects both cvd and lung cancer)

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