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In this retrospective study, we aimed to clarify the risk of developing a second primary cancer and to determine the periods of high risk of second primary cancers. Subjects were all patients who had been diagnosed with a first primary cancer and registered with the Nagasaki Prefecture Cancer Registry between 1985 and 2007. We calculated the standardized(More)
INTRODUCTION The frequency of colorectal cancer (CRC) is dependent on sex and age. The illness more often affects men than women, and a considerable increase in morbidity is noted after 65 years of age. The aim of the study was to assess the influence of various risk factors on CRC morbidity, statistical data from countries varied in cultural, socioeconomic(More)
BACKGROUND A report of multiple cases of bile duct cancer at a Japanese printing company raised concern about such cancers. We examined long-term trends in bile duct cancer in Japan. METHODS Data from 4 population-based cancer registries were used to calculate incidence between 1985 and 2007, and vital statistics were used to estimate mortality between(More)
Aim: The relationship between preoperative anxiety level and intraoperative hypothermia (<36˚C) was investigated. Background: Core temperature often decreases during surgery, with an initial rapid decrease followed by a slower decrease for about 2 hours. Preoperative anxiety may influence perioperative physiological responses. The relationship between(More)
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