Permutation tests for joinpoint regression with applications to cancer rates. Stat Med 2000; 19: 335–51. , , , .
National Cancer Institute. Joinpoint Regression Program Ver. 3.3 (Website on the internet). [Cited 12 June 2009.] Available from URL: http://srab.cancer.gov/joinpoint/.
Cancer statistics, 2007. CA Cancer J Clin 2007; 57: 43–66. , , , , , .
et al. Cancer statistics, 2008. CA Cancer J Clin 2008; 58: 71–96. , ,
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The national health and nutrition survey in Japan. [Cited 1 June 2009.] Available from URL: http://www.nih.go.jp/eiken/chosa/kokumin_eiyou/index.html [in Japanese].
et al. Reduced incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in young Japanese persons between the 1970s and the 1990s. J Clin Gastroenterol 1997; 25: 583–6. , ,
et al. Trends in the incidence of gastric cancer in Japan and their associations with Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric mucosal atrophy. Gastric Cancer 2004; 7: 233–9. , ,
Cancer survival trends in Osaka, Japan: the influence of age and stage at diagnosis. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2007; 37: 452–8. , , , , , .
et al. Declining incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in Osaka, Japan, from 1990 to 2003. Ann Intern Med 2008; 148: 820–6. , ,
et al. Plasma isoflavone level and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Japanese women: a nested case–control study from the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study group. J Clin Oncol 2008; 26: 1677–83. , ,
Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study G. Role and impact of menstrual and reproductive factors on breast cancer risk in Japan. Eur J Cancer Prev 2007; 16: 116–23. , , , , ,
et al. Tobacco smoking and breast cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiological evidence among the Japanese population. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2006; 36: 387–94. , ,
et al. Impact of menstrual and reproductive factors on breast cancer risk in Japan: results of the JACC study. Cancer Sci 2005; 96: 57–62. , ,
Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study on Cancer Cardiovascular Diseases G. Soy, isoflavones, and breast cancer risk in Japan. J Natl Cancer Inst 2003; 95: 906–13. , , , , ,
et al. Initiation of population-based mammography screening in Dutch municipalities and effect on breast-cancer mortality: a systematic review. Lancet 2003; 361: 1411–7. , ,
et al. The impact of organized mammography service screening on breast carcinoma mortality in seven Swedish counties. Cancer 2002; 95: 458–69. , ,
Effect of NHS breast screening programme on mortality from breast cancer in England and Wales, 1990–8: comparison of observed with predicted mortality. BMJ 2000; 321: 665–9. , , , , .
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions of the People on Health and Welfare (H.19). Tokyo: Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 2009 [in Japanese].
Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemilogical Cancer Research. Statistics of mass screening activities. [Cited 28 July 2009.] Available from URL: http://www.cancerregistry.fi/eng/statistics/AID264.html.
NHS Cancer Screening Programmes. NHS Breast Screening Programme 2008 Review. [Cited 28 July 2009.] Available from URL: http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/breastscreen/publications/2008review.html.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2008. [Cited 1 June 2009.] Available from URL: http://www.cdc.gov/BRFSS/.
Mortality trend of mouth and pharynx, esophagus, stomach, larynx and lung cancer in Japan by birth cohort. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2004; 34: 432–4. , .
et al. Projection of lung cancer mortality in Japan. Cancer Sci 2003; 94: 919–23. , ,
et al. Trends in smoking by birth cohorts born between 1900 and 1977 in Japan. Prev Med 2006; 42: 120–7. , ,
Recent trends of cancer in Europe: a combined approach of incidence, survival and mortality for 17 cancer sites since the 1990s. Eur J Cancer 2008; 44: 1345–89. , , , , , .
et al. Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975–2005, featuring trends in lung cancer, tobacco use, and tobacco control. J Natl Cancer Inst 2008; 100: 1672–94. , ,
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions of the People on Health and Welfare (H.16). Tokyo: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 2004 [in Japanese].
et al. How much can current interventions reduce colorectal cancer mortality in the US? Mortality projections for scenarios of risk-factor modification, screening, and treatment. Cancer 2006; 107: 1624–33. , ,
Trends in uterine cancer incidence in Japan 1975–98. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2003; 33: 645–6. , , , .
et al. Mortality results from a randomized prostate-cancer screening trial. N Engl J Med 2009; 360: 1310–9. , ,
et al. Screening and prostate-cancer mortality in a randomized european study. N Engl J Med 2009; 360: 1320–8. , ,
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Vital statistics of Japan. [Cited 9 Apr 2009.] Available from URL: http://ganjoho.ncc.go.jp/professional/statistics/odjrh3000000hwsa-att/cancer_mortality(1958-2006).xls [in Japanese].
et al. Regional differences in population-based cancer survival between six prefectures in Japan: application of relative survival models with funnel plots. Cancer Sci 2009; 100: 1306–11. , ,
Cancer Incidence in Five Continents, Vol. I to VIII. Lyon, 2005. , , , .
et al. , eds. Cancer Incidence in Five Continents, Vol. IX. Lyon: IARC, 2007. , ,