The National Cancer Registry (NCR) collects information on cancer diagnoses via a nation-wide network of public and private pathology laboratories.
In 1988,45 570 new laboratory-diagnosed cancer cases were reported to the NCR.
Minimal age-standardised registration rates for black, white, coloured and Asian males were 112,2,229,9,192,2 and 91,6/100 000, respectively, and those for females 107,2,201,3 148,1 and I18,0. About 40% of cancers in females and 31,3% in males occurred in potentially economically active adults aged 15-54 years.
The top five cancers in males were :
(i) basal cell skin cancer ;
(ii) cancer of the prostate gland ;
(iii) cancer of the oesophagus ;
(iv) lung cancer ;
and (v) squamous cell skin cancer.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Homme, Epidémiologie, Registre, Ethnie, Sexe, Age
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, South Africa, Africa, Human, Epidemiology, Register, Ethnic group, Sex, Age
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0562334
Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 09/06/1995.