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Title: Breast cancer in south-east Republic of Yemen
Authors: Abdul Hamid, G.
Tayeb, M.S.
Bawazir, A.A.
Issue Date: 2001
Language: English
Abstract: A retrospective study of breast cancer was carried out using the treatment registry of Aden Health Office and archives of Al-Gamhoria Teaching Hospital from January 1989 to December 1996 and the records of patients registered at Aden Cancer Centre from January 1997 to December 1998. The data analysed included age, sex, residence, breast affected and type of cancer. There were 227 patients with breast cancer registered between January 1989 and December 1998; 225 were female and 2 were male. Most of the patients [81.5%] had infiltrating ductal carcinoma. About 90% of the patients had lymph node involvement. The age groups most affected were 30-39 years and 40-49 years
Description: 1012-1016
Keywords: Age Distribution
Breast Neoplasms, Male
Cancer Care Facilities
Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
Carcinoma, Lobular
Carcinoma, Papillary
Lymphatic Metastasis
Retrospective Studies
Sex Distribution
Subject: Breast Neoplasms
ISSN: 1020-3397
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