Journal article

The global, regional, and national burden of oesophageal cancer and its attributable risk factors in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology | ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Oesophageal cancer is a common and often fatal cancer that has two main histological subtypes: oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma and oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Updated statistics on the incidence and mortality of oesophageal cancer, and on the disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) caused by the disease, can assist policy makers in allocating resources for prevention, treatment, and care of oesophageal cancer. We report the latest estimates of these statistics for 195 countries and territories between 1990 and 2017, by age, sex, and Socio-demographic Index (SDI), using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD). METHODS: We used data f..

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Awarded by Portuguese national funds through Fundaco para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FCT), IP, under the Norma Transitaria


Funding Acknowledgements

A Badawi acknowledges support from the Public Health Agency of Canada. F Carvalho acknowledges UCIBIO support, financed by national funds from FCT/MCTES (UIDB/04378/2020). E Fernandes acknowledges LAQV/REQUIMTE support, financed by national funds from FCT/MCTES (UIDB/50006/2020) V M Costa acknowledges her grant (SFRH/BHD/110001/2015), received by Portuguese national funds through Fundaco para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FCT), IP, under the Norma Transitaria DL57/2016/CP1334/CT0006. A P Kengne acknowledges support from the South African Medical Research Council. P Rathi acknowledges support from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. A M Samy acknowledges receiving a fellowship from the Egyptian Fulbright Mission Program. S Soshnikov offers thanks to the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region.