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A case-control study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma was conducted in northeast Thailand, a region which shows an intermediate risk for this neoplasm. The study was conducted to investigate the importance of environmental exposures, particularly salted fish consumption, cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, and occupational exposure to smoke or dust, as risk(More)
Introduction The incidence of colorectal cancer is variable around the world. Hiroshima, Japan has the highest incidence in men with the age-standardized rates of 86.7 per 100,000 and New Zealand has a highest incidence in women 40.6 per 100,000 (Parkin et al., 2002). The incidence of colorectal cancer in Thailand is rather low. From population-based cancer(More)
For incident cancers of the cervix uteri (601 cases) registered in the population-based cancer registry of Khon Kaen province, Northeast Thailand, in 1985-1990 loss-adjusted survival probabilities were estimated by a logistic regression model with four prognostic factors (age at diagnosis, stage of disease, place of residence and treatment), and compared(More)
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