Estimating and validating disability-adjusted life years at the global level: a methodological framework for cancer

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) link data on disease occurrence to health outcomes, and they are a useful aid in establishing country-specific agendas regarding cancer control. The variables required to compute DALYs are howev...

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Main Authors: Soerjomataram Isabelle, Lortet-Tieulent Joannie, Ferlay Jacques, Forman David, Mathers Colin, Parkin D, Bray Freddie
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2012-08-01
Series:BMC Medical Research Methodology
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