Epidemiological review of head and neck cancers in Karachi.

  title={Epidemiological review of head and neck cancers in Karachi.},
  author={Yasmin Bhurgri and Asif Bhurgri and Ahmed Usman and Shahid Pervez and Naila Kayani and Imtiaz Bashir and Rashida Ahmed and Sheema Habibul Hasan},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={7 2},
Head and neck cancers, categories lip, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx are placed amongst the top ten malignancies globally. The cancers have a similar epidemiology, risk factors, morphology, and control measures. The geographical variations in incidence are indicative of the global differences in the prevalence of risk factors. The present study was conducted with the objective of reviewing descriptive epidemiological characteristics, incidence and time trends of head and neck cancers in… CONTINUE READING


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