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Cancers among South-East Asian Nationals in Brunei Darussalam
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Cancers among South-East Asian Nationals in Brunei Darussalam
Chong, Vui Heng; Telisinghe, Pemasari Upali; Lim, Edwin; Tan, Jackson; Chong, Chee Fui;
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 Abstract
Background: Worldwide, the incidence of cancers is increasing and is becoming a major public health issue, including those in the Asia Pacific region. South-East Asia is a region with diverse populations with different disease spectra. This study looked at the spectrum of cancers among South-East Asians working in Brunei Darussalam. Materials and Methods: The cancer registry from 1994 to 2012 maintained by the State Laboratory was retrospectively reviewed. Crude incidence rates were calculated based on the population census of 2010. Results: Altogether, there was a total of 418 cancer cases diagnosed among South-East Asians, giving an incidence of 5.1% (n
 Keywords
Southeast Asia;neoplasms;cancers;spectrum;Brunei Darussalam;
 Language
English
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