Geographical Distribution and histological presentation of Gastric Carcinoma in NWFP

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Aman Ullah
Zia ud Din
Ilyas Saeedi
Khalid Mehmood

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The purpose of the study was to find out the geographical distribution of gastric cancer in the North West Frontier Province and to study the varous histological presentations of gastric carcinoma. Gastric cancer is one of the commonest malignancies affecting our local population including afghan refugees. This prospective study comprising of fifty patients with diagnosed gastric cancer, was conducted in Medical C unit of LRH, Peshawar. it was found that 30 (60%) patients belonged to the northern part of the Province, 15 (30%) were from southern area, 3 (6%) from the western area whereas 2 (4%) were from eastern side adenocarcinoma was the common (100%) histological type. no gastric lymphoma was found. Gastric cancer is one of the commonest disease in patient coming from the mapped out area and need proper screening.

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Ullah A, Din Z ud, Saeedi I, Mehmood K. Geographical Distribution and histological presentation of Gastric Carcinoma in NWFP. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 23 [cited 2022 Aug. 15];17(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/811
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