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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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Using population-based cancer registry data to assess the burden of human papillomavirus-associated cancers in the United States: overview of methods.
Wuwei Cancer Registry is a population-based cancer registry that collects information on total cancer cases and related deaths in this city.
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.
Olsson and coworkers also looked at the relationship between the antidiabetic medications metformin and glargine and cancer risk among all patients in the cancer registry, not just those with breast cancer.
Plans are also afoot to establish a GCC-wide cancer registry.
Without a cancer registry the government and health minister of Sierra Leone do not know the numbers of cancers affecting people and what they are.
Changes to the New Zealand Cancer Registry are set to turn it into a much more valuable tool in the fight against cancer, the biggest killer of New Zealanders.
Led by Elisabetta Rapiti of the Geneva Cancer Registry, the study compared lung cancer incidence and mortality among breast cancer patients who were and were not treated with anti-estrogen therapy.
THE number of people surviving cancer and its treatment is on the rise, figures from the National Cancer Registry have shown.
Researchers from the Finnish Cancer Registry in Helsinki invited a total of 58,076 women (aged 30 to 60 years) to take part in a routine population-based screening program for cervical cancer from 2003 to 2005.

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