Cancer survival in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand.

  title={Cancer survival in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand.},
  author={Supannee Sriamporn and Roy J. Black and Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan and S Kamsa-ad and Donald Maxwell Parkin and Vanchai Vatanasapt},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={61 3},
Thailand is one of the few developing countries for which population-based cancer survival data are available. Using clinical follow-up information and reply-paid postal enquiries, 10,333 residents of Khon Kaen province registered with cancer in the period 1985-1992 were followed-up to the end of 1993. The sites of the most common cancers in the province were liver (5-year relative survival rate 9.2%), cervix (60.1%), lung (15.4%), breast (48.1%) and large bowel (41.9%). Results for Khon Kaen… CONTINUE READING

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