Emerging Trends in the Epidemiological Pattern of Head and Neck Cancers in Lagos, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Erinoso2016EmergingTI,
  title={Emerging Trends in the Epidemiological Pattern of Head and Neck Cancers in Lagos, Nigeria},
  author={OA Erinoso and Eyituoyo Okoturo and Om Gbotolorun and OA Effiom and NA Awolola and SS Soyemi and RT Oluwakuyide},
  booktitle={Annals of medical and health sciences research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Unfortunately, despite an increase in medical knowledge, survival rates of head and neck cancers (HNCs) have not been observed to improve greatly. This is true, especially in tumors located in obscure primary sites or late presentation. AIM The purpose of this study is to assess the epidemiologic pattern of HNCs and to evaluate its emerging trends and patterns in Lagos state. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted from 2003 to 2013 that analyzed histologically… CONTINUE READING
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