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Cancer registry report 2018-2020: NICRH finds 35,733 cancer patients in 2-yr

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th December, 2022 12:05:08 PM
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National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) unveiled its cancer registry report 2018-2020 in a programme on Wednesday.

According the the report, a total of 83,795 new patients attended the out patient department of the hospital during the period of January 2018 to December 2020. Of them 42.6 percent or 35,733 had confirmed or provisional diagnosis of cancer.

Of the cancer patients, they were diagnosed with 10 types of cancer while most of them were suffering from lung cancer.

It was also found that most of the cancer patients are from Dhaka, the report said.