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Epidemiology of oral and pharyngeal cancers in Khon Kaen, Thailand: a high incidence in females.

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BACKGROUND: This study was aimed to describe incidence, trends, and survival of oral and pharyngeal cancers in Khon Kaen, the province situated in the northeast of Thai-land. METHODS: Data on oral and pharyngeal cancer cases diagnosed during 1985 - 2001 were retrieved from the population-based cancer registry of Khon Kaen. The final status of the patients was verified by database linkage and follow-up using postcards. RESULTS: Of 1,038 cases, 62.6% were female and 37.4% were male, with a mea...

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Journal:
Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
2505-2508
Publication date:
2011-01-01
ISSN:
1513-7368
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:326897
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uuid:09b10f45-437a-4b5d-ab42-be3271a7d853
Local pid:
pubs:326897
Source identifiers:
326897
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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