Cancer survival in Khon Kaen, Thailand, 1993-1997.

  title={Cancer survival in Khon Kaen, Thailand, 1993-1997.},
  author={Krittika Suwanrungruang and Patravoot Vatanasapt and Siriporn Kamsa-ard and Supannee Sriamporn and Surapon Wiangnon},
  journal={IARC scientific publications},
The Khon Kaen cancer registry was established in 1984 as a hospital-based cancer registry, and population-based cancer registration started in 1988 with retrospective data collection from 1985. Cancer registration is done by passive and active methods. Data on survival for 13 cancer sites or types registered during 1993-1997 were reported. Follow-up was done by active methods, with median follow-up ranging between 8-32 months for different cancers. The proportion with histologically verified… CONTINUE READING