Cancer incidence in the districts of Dir (North West Frontier Province), Pakistan: a preliminary study.

@article{Zeb2008CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in the districts of Dir (North West Frontier Province), Pakistan: a preliminary study.},
  author={Alam Zeb and Akthar Rasool and Shagufta Nasreen},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={62-5}
}
BACKGROUND Pakistan has a high incidence of cancer. The most severely affected province is the North West Frontier Province, which has districts of low socioeconomic status such as those in Dir. The purpose of this study was to analyze the cancer registry record of patients from the districts in Dir in order to obtain a net cancer incidence for use in proposing future health plans. METHODS The medical records of 1,105 patients registered at the Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine… CONTINUE READING

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