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Twelve years of working of Brazzaville cancer registry.
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PMID:  23406573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The Brazzaville cancer registry was created in 1996 with the support of the International Agency Research against Cancer (IARC) which is located in Lyon, France. The Brazzaville cancer registry is a registry which is based on population which records new cancer cases occurring in Brazzaville by using Canreg 4.0 Software. Its aim is to supply useful information to fight against cancer to physicians and to decision makers. We conducted this study whose target was to determine the incidence of cancer in Brazzaville during twelve years, from January 1st, 1998 to December 31, 2009. During that period 6,048 new cancer cases were recorded: 3,377 women (55.8%), 2,384 men (39.4%), and 287 children (4.8%) from 0 to 14 years old with an annual average of 504 cases. Middle age to the patient's diagnosis was 49.5 years in female sex and 505.5 years old for male sex. The incidence rate of cancers in Brazzaville was 39.8 or 100.000 inhabitants per year and by sex we observed 49 to female sex and 35.2 for male sex. The first cancers localizations observed to women were in order of frequency: breast, cervix uterine, liver ovaries, hematopoietic system, to men : liver, prostate, hematopoietic system, colon and stomach; to children : retina, kidney, hematopoietic system, liver and bones. These rates are the basis to know the burden of cancer among all pathologies of Brazzaville and the achievement of a national cancer control program.
Judith Nsondé Malanda; Jean Bernard Nkoua Mbon; Augustin Tozoula Bambara; Gérard Ibara; Benoît Minga; Brice Nkoua Epala; Charles Gombé Mbalawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin du cancer     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1769-6917     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Cancer     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0072416     Medline TA:  Bull Cancer     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
CHU de Brazzaville, Service de carcinologie et radiothérapie, BP 32, Brazzaville, Congo.
Vernacular Title:
Douze années de fonctionnement du registre des cancers de Brazzaville.
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