Files in This Item:
   
Thumbnailemhj_1998_4_1_107_113.pdf

View/Open

Title: Available data on cancer in the south eastern governorate of Yemen
Authors: Bawazir, A.A.
Abdul Hamid, G.
Morales, E.
Issue Date: 1998
Language: English
Abstract: We studied the distribution of cancer by sex, age, region of residence and system and organ affected of 685 patients obtained through the Treatment Abroad Register of the Aden Health Office [1989-1983]. The most common malignancies, excluding specific sites for each sex, were gastrointestinal tract [19.4%], lymphoma [16.4%], head and neck [13.2%], bone and soft tissue [12.2%] and thyroid [11.2%]. The most common malignancies among males were gastrointestinal, lymphoma, head and neck, bone and soft tissue and leukaemia; and among females were breast, female genital system, thyroid, gastrointestinal and lymphoma
Description: 107-113
Keywords: Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Subject: Neoplasms
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117839
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0401/emhj_1998_4_1_107_113.pdf
Appears in Collections:EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)



Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.