Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is the cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare.

Infographics about NET cancers

 

There are several sources for our Infographic, but is set up mainly on the basis of the study

– “Epidemiology and classification of gastro-enteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms using current coding criteria”, article in British Journal of Surgery October 2015, from Stavanger University Hospital, Norway.
“All patients diagnosed with GEP-NEN between January 2003 and December 2013 in a well defined Norwegian population of approximately 350.000 people were included. Age- and sex-adjusted incidence rates were calculated.
Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26511392
“Classification of gastroenteropancreatic NET according to WHO and European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) Source: www.carcinoid.com”
– “Classification of gastroenteropancreatic NET according to WHO and European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS)

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