The Association of the Human Development Index With Global Kidney Cancer Incidence and Mortality
The Journal of Urology, 05/11/2012
Patel AR et al. – Kidney cancer incidence and mortality rates vary widely throughout the world while the mortality–to–incidence ratio is highest in less developed nations. These observations suggest significant health care disparities and may reflect differences in risk factors, health care access, quality of care, diagnostic modalities and treatment options available.