Lung cancer in Mexico: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study, 1990-2016.

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Summary of "Lung cancer in Mexico: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study, 1990-2016."

To show lung cancer (LC) mortality and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in Mexico.


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Name: Salud publica de Mexico
ISSN: 1606-7916
Pages: 240-248


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