Breast cancer in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra

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The prevalence of breast cancer was studied in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra in 2002 to 2008 inclusive on the basis of the records of the cancer registry of the District Clinical Hospital, Khanty-Mansiysk. The study demonstrated that breast cancer headed the list in the total structure of malignant causes of death in 2007 and ranked third in the structure of causes of death. The rate of morbidity increases was greater than that in Russia as a whole. The highest percentage of breast cancer was notified in the age group 40-59 years.

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