Corpus ID: 1583583

[Malignant tumours of the pharynx in the years 1992-2001].

  title={[Malignant tumours of the pharynx in the years 1992-2001].},
  author={Z. Szmeja and S. Betlejewski and T. Gierek and C. Tarnowska and D. Jurkiewicz and K. Nowak and E. Waśniewska and B. Malinowska},
  journal={Otolaryngologia polska = The Polish otolaryngology},
  volume={59 1},
All cases of malignant tumours of the pharynx (excluding tumours of the tongue) were analyzed based on the retrospective data from the 5 clinical centers in Poland from the years 1992-2001. A considerable--over 50% increase in morbidity was found out regarding particularly tumours of the oropharynx. In the analyzed material there is a predominance of males (3:1) and the peak of morbidity significantly falls. The subjects with advanced tumours of the pharynx made 26% of the studied group. The… Expand