Pancreatic cancer in Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital: a retrospective review of years 2001-2008.

@article{adah2012PancreaticCI,
  title={Pancreatic cancer in Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital: a retrospective review of years 2001-2008.},
  author={Bachok Norsa' adah and Azemi Nur-Zafira and Aishah Knight},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={2857-60}
}
Pancreatic cancer is usually detected late and has a high mortality rate. Since little is known about this cancer in Malaysia, a review of all cases admitted to Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital was conducted to identify the epidemiological distribution and assess survival. A list of pancreatic cancer patients in 2001-2008 was obtained from the Hospital Record Department. Only cases confirmed by radio-imaging or histo-pathology examination were included. We excluded those with incomplete… CONTINUE READING
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