Pattern of Malignancies among the Patients Attending the 44 Department of Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital in the Year 2007

Authors

  • MA Awal Resident Surgeon, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital
  • Sazzad Mohammad Yusuff Registrar, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital
  • Tapash Mitra Radiotherapist, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital
  • Md Mokhles Uddin Professor (c.c.), Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College
  • Shamina Anwar Asstt. Professor, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College
  • Syed Md Akram Hussain Professor of Oncology, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Ali Asgar Chowdhury Asstt. Registrar, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital
  • Samia Al Haque Honorary Medical Officer, Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital

Keywords:

pattern of malignancy

Abstract

This retrospective study was done in department of radiotherapy Chittagong Medical College Hospital from 1st January 2007 to 31st December 2007.A total of 2958 patients suffering from cancer had attended the radiotherapy out-patient department ,and among them 1527 (51.62%) were male and 1431 (48.38%) female, with a male/female ratio of 1.06:1.

Patients of 6th decades (23.77%) and 7th decade (22.51%) were the main victims followed by 5th decade (20.82%).

Among the male, the leading cancers were lung (19.84%), followed by larynx (9.43%), oral cavity (7.92%), esophagus (7.33%), stomach (6.74%) etc.

Among the female, breast cancer (15.58%) ranked the topmost position, followed by cervix uteri (11.46%), ovary (6.70%), larynx (6.70%), oral cavity (5.66%), esophagus (5.59%).

Among pediatric age group, commonest malignancies were NHL (23.34%), followed by bone tumor (22.22%), retinoblastoma (20.00%).

(Bang. Onc. J. 2009; 4 (2) : 44-50)

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
3951
PDF
859

Downloads

How to Cite

Awal, M., Yusuff, S. M., Mitra, T., Uddin, M. M., Anwar, S., Hussain, S. M. A., Chowdhury, A. A., & Al Haque, S. (2009). Pattern of Malignancies among the Patients Attending the 44 Department of Radiotherapy, Chittagong Medical College Hospital in the Year 2007. Bangladesh Oncology Journal, 4(2), 44–50. Retrieved from https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BOJ/article/view/3107

Issue

Section

Original Articles