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  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). 2002. Standardization: A Classic Epidemiological Method for the Comparison of Rates. Epidemiological Bulletin. 23(3).
  • Schoenbach  V.J.: Comprendiendo los fundamentos de la epidemiología-in texto en desarrolo. Capitulo 6: Estandarización de tasas y razones (pg 129-152). Last edited on 2004. PDF is available online here.
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) & Xunta de Galicia, Consellería de Sanidade, dirección Xeral de Saúde Pública:Ayuda General de EPIDAT3.1; Módulo: Ajuste de tasas. PDF available at here, at the Xunta de Galicia portal. 
  • Wong I., Cowling B.J., Schooling C.M., Leung C.M. Age-period-cohort projections of breast cancer incidence in a rapidly transitioning Chinese population. Int J Can. 121(7):1556-1563. doi: 10.1002./ijc.22731 (Published on 16 April 2007): abstract | PDF | HTML
  • Jensen O.M., Parkin D.M., MacLennan R., Muir C.S., Skeet R.G. (Eds):Cancer Registration: Principles and Methods. IARC Sci Publ No 95. Lyon 1991. (Chapters 4-6): full text | chapter 4 | chapter 5 | chapter 6
  • Dos Santos Silva I. (Ed):Cancer Epidemiology: Principles and Methods. IARCPress. Lyon 1999. full text | chapter-by-chapter
  • Curado M.P., Voti L., Sortino-Rachou A.M. 2009. Cancer registration data and quality indicators in low and middle income countries: their interpretation and potential use for the improvement of cancer care. Cancer Causes and Control. 20(5):751-756. doi:10.1007/s10558-008-9288-5 (Published on 28 December 2008): abstract PDF HTML 
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Brasilia Statement on Improving Cancer Information in Latin America and the Caribbean. Signed on 14 October 2009: PDF
  • Moller B., Weedon-Fekjaer H., Haldorsen T. Emperical evaluation of prediction internals for cancer incidence. BMC Med Res Meth. 5;21. (Published on 10 June 2005): abstract PDF HTML
  • Bray F., Parkin M. Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: Principles and methods. Part II. Completeness. Eur J Cancer. 45(5):747-755. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2008.11.032 (Published on 29 December 2008 ): abstract
  • Bray F., Parkin M. Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: Principles and methods. Part II: Completeness. Eur J cancer. 45(5):756-764. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2008.11.033 (Published on 6 January 2009): abstract 
  • World Health Organization (WHO). History of ICD. See full text here.
  • WCRF/AICR. Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention: Food, Nutricion and Physical Activity. Published on 2007: full report (upon request at the WCRF/AICR Portal) Spanish summary with recommendations
  • Pisani P., Bray F., Parkin D.M. Estimates of the world-wide prevalence of cancer for 25 sites in the adult population. Int J Can. 97(1):72-81. doi: 10.1002/ijc.1571 (Published on 4 October 2001 ): abstract | PDF | HTML
  • Moller H., et al. The future urden of cancer in England: incidence and numbers of new patients in 2020. Br J Cancer. 96:1484-1488. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603746 (Published on 1 May 2007): abstract | PDF | HTML
  • World Health Organization (WHO): Programas nacionales de control del cáncer: Políticas y pautas para la gestión.  Geneva 2004. Full text
  • National Cancer Institute: 2007 SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual (SPCSM). Besthesda 2007. Full text
  • Breslow N.E., Day N.E. (Eds): Statistical methods in cancer research. Volume 1-The analysis of case-control studies. IARC Sci Publ No 32. Lyon 1980: full text | chapter-by-chapter
  • Breslow N.E., Day N.E. (Eds): Statistical methods in cancer research. Volume 2-The design analysis of cohort studies. IARC Sci Publ No 82. Lyon 1987: full text | chapter-by-chapter
  • Gart J., et al. (Eds): Statistical methods in cancer research. Volume 3-The design and analysis of long-term animal experiments. IARC Sci Publ No 79. Lyon 1986: full text | chapter-by-chapter


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