Pattern of cancer deaths in the medical wards of a teaching hospital in South East Nigeria.


BACKGROUND Cancers are emerging public health problems in developing countries like Nigeria. The epidemiological shift and aging population make cancers a challenge. OBJECTIVE We set out to describe the pattern of death due to cancer in our medical ward. The hospital is one of the premier hospitals covering the South East zone of Nigeria. MATERIALS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.116901

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