Cancer mortality patterns in Ghana: a 10-year review of autopsies and hospital mortality

  title={Cancer mortality patterns in Ghana: a 10-year review of autopsies and hospital mortality},
  author={Edwin Kwame Wiredu and Henry B. Armah},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={159 - 159}
BACKGROUND Cancer mortality pattern in Ghana has not been reviewed since 1953, and there are no population-based data available for cancer morbidity and mortality patterns in Ghana due to the absence of a population-based cancer registry anywhere in the country. METHODS A retrospective review of autopsy records of Department of Pathology, and medical certificate of cause of death books from all the wards of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra, Ghana during the 10-year period 1991… CONTINUE READING
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