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  1. Cytologic screening for esophageal cancer : results from 12,877 subjects from a high-risk population in China.

    Article - En anglais

    Linxian, China, has one of the highest esophageal-cancer mortality rates in the world.

    In 1983, esophageal balloon-cytology screening was performed to identify subjects eligible for 2 nutrition-intervention trials in Linxian; 12,877 subjects had cytology slides which were satisfactory for diagnosis.

    Of the 12,649 subjects with squamous-cell diagnoses, 31% were normal by Chinese cytologic criteria; 38% showed hyperplasia; 21 ; showed dysplasia I; 6% showed dysplasia 2; 2% showed near-cancer; and 2% showed cancer.

    Of the 1,471 subjects with columnar-cell diagnoses, 31% were normal; 44% showed hyperplasia; 16% showed dysplasia 1; 4% showed dysplasia 2; 2% showed near-cancer; and 3% showed cancer.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Dépistage, Chine, Asie, Oesophage, Cytologie, Oesophage pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Diagnostic, Homme, Anatomopathologie, Exploration, Linxian

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Medical screening, China, Asia, Esophagus, Cytology, Esophageal disease, Digestive diseases, Diagnosis, Human, Pathology, Exploration

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0470213

    Code Inist : 002B13A01. Création : 199406.