A historical perspective of registered cases of malignant ocular tumors in Zimbabwe (1990 to 1999). Is HIV infection a factor?

@article{Masanganise2008AHP,
  title={A historical perspective of registered cases of malignant ocular tumors in Zimbabwe (1990 to 1999). Is HIV infection a factor?},
  author={Rangarirai Masanganise and Simbarashe Rusakaniko and R T Makunike and Morten Hove and Eric Chokunonga and Margaret Z. Borok and B G Mauchaza and Mz Chirenje and V N Masanganise and Tapiwa Magure},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 5-8},
  pages={28-32}
}
INTRODUCTION Anecdotal and published reports suggest that ocular tumours are on the increase in Zimbabwe. OBJECTIVES To determine the trends in incidence rates of common malignant ocular tumours registered with the Zimbabwe Cancer Registry during the last decade (1990 to 1999). DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Data were collected from the Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry, the Zimbabwe National Census 1992 and 2002 Reports, and patient records from hospitals. SUBJECTS All cases of… CONTINUE READING