A retrospective study was performed of all patients diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer in Iceland during the period 1974-85 (12 years).
The incidence of the disease during the period according to this study was 10.7 per 100,000 males and 9.8 per 100,000 females, with age-adjusted world standard incidences of 9.0 per 100,000 males and 6.7 per 100,000 females.
A total of 301 patients were identified; adequate information could be obtained for 281 patients, and 225 (74.8%) had the diagnosis histologically confirmed.
Two hundred and five patients with adenocarcinoma were accepted for detailed analysis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur, Tumeur maligne, Pancréas, Islande, Iles Atlantiques, Incidence, Epidémiologie, Epithélioma glandulaire, Appareil digestif pathologie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tumor, Malignant tumor, Pancreas, Iceland, Atlantic Ocean Islands, Incidence, Epidemiology, Adenocarcinoma, Digestive diseases, Human
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