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    2010

Experience and outcome of population-based cancer registration in Basrah-Southern Iraq in 2005-2008.

@article{Habib2010ExperienceAO,
  title={Experience and outcome of population-based cancer registration in Basrah-Southern Iraq in 2005-2008.},
  author={Omran S. Habib and Jasim M. A. Al-Diab and Anmar A Mohsin and Wasan M J. Al-Elwe and Jenan G. Hasan and Susan S Al-Haroon and Kareem A Al-Emara},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          1151-4
        }
}
INTRODUCTION This paper describes recent population-based cancer registration In Basrah-Southern Iraq and presents a profile on the outcome over a period of four years (2005-2008). OBJECTIVES During these four years, extensive work was done to create a culture of a scientific approach to cancer, to enhance adequate cancer registration and subsequently to quantify the risk and enhance actions for its control within a national strategy. METHODS Since 2005 cancer cases which are diagnosed and… CONTINUE READING

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