نوع المستند : research paper

المؤلف

College of Dentistry, Al-Bayan University

المستخلص

Retrospectively we studied case sheets of gastric cancer patients in Iraq during our work in the cancer council in MOH; about 3412 newly diagnosed cases were reported during eight years (2000-2007). These data were brought from all Iraqi governorates and general and private hospitals, and by reviewing the histopathology of all patients and geographically, we concentrated on the year 2007 because the data available more regarding results of histopathology. As in other countries, we found that adenocarcinoma is the most common 58.6%, while the highest incidence is reported in Duhok, Najaf, and Kirkuk.

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عنوان المقالة [English]

THE HISTOPATHOLOGIC AND GEOGRAPHIC PATTERN OF STOMACH CANCER IN IRAQ(2000-2007)

المؤلف [English]

  • Amer Al Khuzaie

College of Dentistry, Al-Bayan University

المستخلص [English]

Retrospectively we studied case sheets of gastric cancer patients in Iraq during our work in the cancer council in MOH; about 3412 newly diagnosed cases were reported during eight years (2000-2007). These data were brought from all Iraqi governorates and general and private hospitals, and by reviewing the histopathology of all patients and geographically, we concentrated on the year 2007 because the data available more regarding results of histopathology. As in other countries, we found that adenocarcinoma is the most common 58.6%, while the highest incidence is reported in Duhok, Najaf, and Kirkuk.

الكلمات الرئيسية [English]

  • Stomach Cancer
  • Iraq