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cancer registry

A list of patients diagnosed with cancer, kept to facilitate patient follow-up, as well as research about cancer causes, therapies, and outcomes.
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Finally, the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) conducts intense surveys of all cancer registry programs.
Turkey has a 50 percent cancer registration rate, GE-ltekin said, adding: "When the number of cancer registry centers is increased to 81, this rate will rise to 100 percent.
Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Shaheenah Dawood, Congress president and head of medical oncology at Dubai Hospital, said: "There is a definite need for a central cancer registry so we, as a country, can accurately define the cancer burden, identify cancer types and patterns, understand and determine causes as well as identify risk factors.
Data Source: An analysis of 2,724 breast cancer patients in a Swedish regional cancer registry and 20,542 matched controls.
The cancer registry project is being part-funded by the Ministry for Health in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organisation and Sierra Leone Cancer Charity.
The aim is for New Zealand to have an on-line cancer registry similar to the one in New South Wales by the middle of 2012.
The study included all 6,655 women diagnosed with breast cancer between 1980 and 2003 and registered at the Geneva Cancer Registry.
The cancer registry is central to any rational programme on cancer control.
The Indian Council of Medical Research initiated a network of cancer registries under the National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) in 1981 and data collection commenced in these registries from January 1982.
Improved surgical techniques are contributing to a rise in the number of people successfully battling the disease, said experts from the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and the Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service (NYCRIS).
16] supported melatonin hypothesis with the cohort study consisting of 1567 totally blind and 13 292 severely visually impaired subjects and obtained information on cancer incidence from the Swedish cancer registry and found that blind people have a lower cancer incidence.
Speaking at the presentation of the national Cancer Registry, Patsalides said these figures were expected to increase significantly in the coming years because of the ageing European population.

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