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BACKGROUND In India, prostate cancer is one of the five leading sites of cancers among males in all the registries. Very little is known about risk factors for prostate cancer among the Indian population. OBJECTIVES The present study aims to study the association of lifestyle factors like chewing (betel leaf with or without tobacco, pan masala, gutka),(More)
BACKGROUND In the year 2010, it is estimated that nearly 0.36 million new cases and 0.19 million deaths with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma occurred. In India, among males, NHL incidence rates vary across the country which has encouraged us to conduct a case-control study to study risk factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present unmatched hospital-based case-control(More)
In India, among males, leukemia rates vary across the country. The present unmatched hospital-based case- control study conducted at Tata Memorial Hospital included subjects registered between the years 1997-99. There were 246 leukemia cases and 1,383 normal controls. Data on demographics, lifestyle, diet and occupation history were recorded. Cigarette(More)
OBJECTIVE Endometrial cancer (EC) outcome data from developing countries are sparse. We undertook this retrospective analysis to report outcome in our patient population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred forty-nine patients with stage I and II and type I histology ECs referred/treated at our institution from 1998 to 2004 were analyzed. All the details(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is common in elderly men, especially in western countries, and incidences are rising in low-risk populations as well. In India, the age-standardized rates vary between registries. Under these circumstances we have estimated the survival of prostate cancer patients based on age, family history, diabetes, hypertension, tobacco(More)
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