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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
Subject: Neoplasms
ISSN: 1020-3397
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