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A Single Measure of Cancer Burden in Korea from 1999 to 2010

Authors
 Kyoung-Hee Cho  ;  Sohee Park  ;  Kwang-Sig Lee  ;  Sung-In Jang  ;  Ki-Bong Yoo  ;  Jae-Hyun Kim  ;  Eun-Cheol Park 
Citation
 ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION, Vol.14(9) : 5249-5255, 2013 
Journal Title
 ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 
ISSN
 1513-7368 
Issue Date
2013
MeSH
Female ; Follow-Up Studies ; Humans ; Incidence ; Male ; Neoplasms/classification ; Neoplasms/epidemiology* ; Neoplasms/pathology* ; Prognosis ; Republic of Korea/epidemiology ; Risk Factors ; Survival Rate ; Time Factors ; Tumor Burden*
Keywords
Female ; Follow-Up Studies ; Humans ; Incidence ; Male ; Neoplasms/classification ; Neoplasms/epidemiology* ; Neoplasms/pathology* ; Prognosis ; Republic of Korea/epidemiology ; Risk Factors ; Survival Rate ; Time Factors ; Tumor Burden*
Abstract
Background: The purpose of this study was to develop a single measure of cancer burden (SMCB), which can prioritize cancer sites by considering incidence and mortality. Materials and Methods: Incidence data from 1999 to 2010 were obtained from the Korea Central Cancer Registry. Mortality data from 1999 to 2010 were obtained from Statistics Korea. The SMCB was developed by adding incidence and mortality scores. The respective scores were given such that incidence and mortality were classified by ten ranges of equal intervals. Results: According to the SMCB in 2010, stomach cancer ranked 1st in males with 20 points, and colorectal cancer was 2nd with 11 points. Breast cancer and thyroid cancer were joint 1st with 11 points for females. The SMCB for females was less than that for males. The burden of stomach cancer was 1st in males from 1999-2010. The incidences of lung cancer and liver cancer decreased, whereas thyroid cancer and colon cancer increased during the period. Breast cancer and thyroid cancer burden showed tendencies to increase in females. Comparison of SMCB with disability-adjusted life years (DALY) and socioeconomic costs in 2005 showed that the top five cancer sites were similar, but there were differences in the size of the cancer burden. Conclusions: The SMCB indicated that the burdens of stomach cancer in males and thyroid and breast cancers in females were large. The single measure showed an advantage, reflected as the equivalent dimensions of incidence and mortality, whereas DALY and economic costs showed tendencies to reflect premature death.
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DOI
10.7314/APJCP.2013.14.9.5249
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (예방의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
4. Graduate School of Public Health (보건대학원) > Graduate School of Public Health (보건대학원) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Park, So Hee(박소희) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8513-5163
Park, Eun-Cheol(박은철) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2306-5398
Lee, Kwang Sig(이광식)
Jang, Sung In(장성인) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0760-2878
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/88389
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