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December 8, 1999

Increasing Incidence of Renal Cell Cancer

Author Affiliations

Phil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthorMargaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorStephenLurieMD PhD, Fishbein FellowIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 1999;282(22):2119-2121. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-22-jbk1208

To the Editor: Following the report of Dr Chow and colleagues1 of an increasing trend of renal cell cancer in the United States, we reexamined trends in mortality from kidney cancer in major European countries, which also have shown upward trends between 1955 and 1989, with an overall average increase of 17%.2

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