Burden and pattern of cancer in Western Kenya.

@article{Tenge2009BurdenAP,
  title={Burden and pattern of cancer in Western Kenya.},
  author={Constance Tenge and Robert Tenge Kuremu and Nathan G Buziba and Kinjal N Patel and Pamela Akinyi Were},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={7-10}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer regisries worldwide have evolved to provide useful information on the burden and diversity of the patterns of cancer, information that is vital for establishing appropriate programmes for disease management. Population based data on cancer in western Kenya as captured in the Eldoret cancer registry established in 1999 is analysed and reported in this paper. OBJECTIVE To determine the burden and pattern of cancer in Western Kenya by use of data from the Eldoret cancer… CONTINUE READING
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