Incidence of Cancer Hit District
Al- Anbar Medical Journal,
2009, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 13-18
AbstractObjective : to study the incidence of cancer in Hit district over one year study from 212008 – 212009
Patients and Methods: a descriptive study of patients complaining from different types of malignancies proved by different diagnostic procedures including surgery & histopathological study according to medicial textbook and British & American clinical oncology.
Result: from this study I found (93) cases of different types of malignancy over one year study (the size of HIT population are 130 000 ). The ratio was 1:1397 i.e. 71.5100 000 Most cases was found in HIT city center (55) cases (1:1091 i.e.91.6100 000 ) the heighest cancer was found in G.I.T. System 31 cases (33.33%) followed by haematology & breast 15,13 respectively, the lowest ratio was found in locomotor ,skin & CNS 2 cases for each equally(2.10%) majority of patients survived (75) cases (80.6%) & ( 18) were died ( 19.3%) only one (1.1%) curred completely but with sever psychological trauma and recurrent abnormal behavioural conditions while other survivals has residual disabilities, high rate of malignancy was found among male (50) patients(53.77%) & 43 (46.2%) in female.
Conclusion: the incidence of malignancy in HIT district was ( 71.5/100 000) compared with national statistical study was
(10- 40 / 100 000) so there was a big increase in the incidence of malignancy in HIT district, that need further studies of the area looking for if possible for the cause.
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