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Author(s): Costa, Rui Manuel Pinto
Title: O lugar do cancro na estatística sanitária portuguesa : (1850-1933)
Publisher: Barcelona : Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: This study aims to show the influence of statistical studies on the establishment of the fight against cancer in Portugal. Cancer visibility became more important due to statistic analyses, which took the form of reports in Portugal and were not always complete and frequently distant from reality. Although the impact of these reports was not felt immediately, they led over the medium-term to the establishment of the Portuguese Institute of Oncology, created in 1923 based on international models. New data obtained by the Institute allowed the correction of important errors in relation to the true presence of cancer in Portuguese health statistics in the 1930.
Subject: Doenças oncológicas - Portugal
Estatísticas - Portugal
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10216/62004
Catalogue Link: http://aleph.letras.up.pt/F?func=find-b&find_code=SYS&request=000213570
Source: Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam, vol. 31, n.º 2, 2011, p. 527-551
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FLUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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