Cancer in Appalachia, 2001–2003 (pages 181–192)
Phyllis A. Wingo, Thomas C. Tucker, Patricia M. Jamison, Howard Martin, Colleen McLaughlin, Rana Bayakly, Susan Bolick-Aldrich, Pat Colsher, Robert Indian, Karen Knight, Stacey Neloms, Reda Wilson and Thomas B. Richards
Article first published online: 13 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.23132
Overall, cancer rates were higher in Appalachia than in the rest of the US; the rates of lung and colon/rectum cancers were particularly high. Cancer rates varied significantly between the 3 regions of Appalachia.