Classic Kaposi's sarcoma in Jews living in Israel, 1961–1989: a population‐based incidence study

  title={Classic Kaposi's sarcoma in Jews living in Israel, 1961–1989: a population‐based incidence study},
  author={Jos{\'e} Iscovich and Paolo Boffetta and Regina Winkelmann and Paul J Brennan and Esther Azizi},
Background:The incidence of classic Kaposi's sarcoma (CKS) has been reported to be high in Jewish populations, mostly born in Eastern Europe. Objective:To describe the incidence on CKS in Israeli Jews and to determine differences in incidence according to their geography origin. Design:We analysed data on 1098 incident CKS cases with known country of origin occurring between 1961 and 1989 in the Jewish Israeli population. Reporting systems were the Israel Cancer Registry, the medical… 

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