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Risk Factors Of Lymphoma Among inpatients of Radiation & Isotopes Centre _Khartoum 2007

Risk Factors Of Lymphoma Among inpatients of Radiation & Isotopes Centre _Khartoum 2007

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Title: Risk Factors Of Lymphoma Among inpatients of Radiation & Isotopes Centre _Khartoum 2007
Author: Ali, Hana
Abstract: This study is a hospital base cross sectional study about the Risk Factors of Lymphoma among patients of Radiation & Isotopes Centre-Khartoum (from october-november 2007). 83 patients were interviewed by arabic questionnaire . Data is analysed in computer by SPSS programme and presented in tables and charts. Lymphoma is the 3rd most common type of blood cancer in the world ,& every year 1000 individuals across the world are affected by Lymphoma .It`s considered as the 3rd common cancer in Sudan. This research studied the association between chronic infections and Lymphoma determined the environmental & ecological factors among patients of Lymphoma ,studied the association between depressed immunity and Lymphoma & described the food habits of Lymphoma`s patients.These study found that the males are more affected than females and their ages were found mostly in the 4th and fifth decades .the distribution of Lymphoma in Sudan was found highly in North region,followed by Middle region ,West region & then the Sounth & No cases were found from East .There was strong association between low vegetables & Fruits intake and development of Lymphoma .There was also strong correlation between depressed immunity and Lymphoma.Tobacco,alcohol ,Carbohydrates & cereals intake ,Radiation ,DM & HTN were not strongly associated with development of Lymphoma.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1614
Date: 2007


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