Cancer incidence in Ghana, 2012: evidence from a population-based cancer registry

@inproceedings{Laryea2014CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in Ghana, 2012: evidence from a population-based cancer registry},
  author={Dennis Odai Laryea and B. Awuah and Yaw Ampem Amoako and Ernest Osei-Bonsu and Joslin A. Dogbe and Rita Larsen-Reindorf and Daniel Ayirebi Ansong and Kwasi Yeboah-Awudzi and Joseph Oppong and Thomas O Konney and Kwame O. Boadu and Samuel Blay Nguah and Nicholas Akinwale Titiloye and Nicholas O Frimpong and Fred K. Awittor and Iman K. Martin},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Data on cancers is a challenge in most developing countries. Population-based cancer registries are also not common in developing countries despite the usefulness of such registries in informing cancer prevention and control programmes. The availability of population-based data on cancers in Africa varies across different countries. In Ghana, data and research on cancer have focussed on specific cancers and have been hospital-based with no reference population. The Kumasi Cancer Registry was… CONTINUE READING
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