Fletcher, Horace M.; Hanchard, Barrie; Wharfe, Gillian H. ; Blake, Garfield O.; Wolff, Cynthia; Reynolds, A.; Waugh, Nadeen; Reid, Marvin E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Departement of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Child Health
Multiple Primary Malignancies in Jamaica: An Epidemiological Review [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Objctive: To determine the frequency and risk factors for multiple malignancies in Jamaica between January 1996 to December 2001. Design and Methods: The record of the Jamaica Cancer Registry Department of Pathology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, were reviewed to detect cases where one patient was found to have more than one primary malignancy, age and gender of the patient, address, treatment, and risk factors such as family history of cancer and immunosupression with HIV or HTLV-1 were data extracted from the files.....