The pattern of malignant tumours in northern Pakistan.

@article{Ahmad1991ThePO,
  title={The pattern of malignant tumours in northern Pakistan.},
  author={Mior Ahmad and Asna Haroon Khan and Adnan Mansoor},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={41 11},
  pages={
          270-3
        }
}
A retrospective study of 14,018 malignant tumours from northern Pakistan is presented. The data reflects the pattern of cancer distribution in this region. Among males most common sites are lymphnode, leukemia, skin, prostate, colorectal, bone and stomach and in females breast, skin, ovary, leukemia, gall-bladder, thyroid and bone. The distribution of malignant tumours in various districts of northern Pakistan and different ethnic groups like Pathans, Punjabis and Urdu speaking have also been… CONTINUE READING

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