Oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence in Slovakia 1968-1989.

  title={Oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence in Slovakia 1968-1989.},
  author={Ivan Plesko and Gary John Macfarlane and T. V. Evstifeeva and A. Obsitnikova and Eva Kram{\'a}řov{\'a}},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={56 4},
Slovakia currently has one of the highest incidence rates of oral cancer in Europe. Incidence data from the Slovakian Cancer Registry relating to oropharyngeal cancer are analyzed for the period 1968-1989 to examine trends in the incidence of these malignancies, representing the first such reported time-series from Central Europe. Over this period, rates in males have increased from 4.5 per 100,000 in 1968-1970 to 17.9 per 100,000 in 1987-1989, with more marked increases noted amongst middle… CONTINUE READING


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