Distribution Pattern of Malignancy in the Oncology Department of 59 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University 2005

Authors

  • MA Bari Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Syed Md Akram Hussain Professor & Head, Department of Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Sarwar Alam Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Reziatul Ferdous Chowdhury Medical Officer, Department of Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Shamsun Nahar Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • M Sayeed Hossain Registrar, Department of Radiation & Oncology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Shamsun Nahar Medical Officer, Union H & FWC, Basan, Sadar Upazila, Gagipur.

Keywords:

Cancer, pattern of malignancy

Abstract

This study was carried out in the Department of Oncology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University from 1st January 2005 to 31st December 2005. A total number of 1107 cancer patients were included, of them 72% were smoker, 500 were male and 607 were female. So the male to female ratio was 1: 1.21. Highest incidence of malignancy was observed in the age of 46 to 60. Top five malignancies in female like- Breast, Cervix, Ovary, Gall Bladder, Stomach. Top five malignancies in male like- Lung, Stomach, Liver, Lymphoma, and Colon.

(Bang. Onc. J. 2009; 4 (2) : 59-62)   

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Bari, M., Hussain, S. M. A., Alam, S., Chowdhury, R. F., Nahar, S., Hossain, M. S., & Nahar, S. (2009). Distribution Pattern of Malignancy in the Oncology Department of 59 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University 2005. Bangladesh Oncology Journal, 4(2), 59–62. Retrieved from https://banglajol.info/index.php/BOJ/article/view/3110

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