Lung cancer – statistical analysis data in a 5 year period in Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2020) Lung cancer – statistical analysis data in a 5 year period in Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia. World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 6 (2). pp. 24-29. ISSN 2581-9615

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Abstract

The lung carcinoma occurs when the cells of healthy lung tissue begin with uncontrolled structural proliferation and form a tumor formation in the lungs. For the purposes of this paper was used data from the Center for Public Health – Strumica, Republic of Northern Macedonia in the period of 2013 to 2017 ie within 5 years. The results show that in Strumica, for a period of five years, the total number of people diagnosed with lung cancer is 265. According the results in 2014 and 2015 the number of diagnosed patients is increasing and in 2016 and 2017 the number of patients is declining. 80% are male patients and 20% female. The most diagnosed patients with lung cancer in Strumica are on age from 59 to 65. The youngest patient with lung cancer is at the age of 24 and the oldest is at the age of 89. From the analysis of the Institute of Public Health, the highest rate of lung cancer mortality is in 2016 ie 43.5 % and the lowest mortality rate has in 2015 with 40.6%. In the Republic of Macedonia the number of patients with lung cancer is increasing. At the last few years the number of new cases per year is over 900 patients. Globally, lung cancer is a very common phenomenon that continues to increase.

Item Type: Article
Impact Factor Value: 4.98
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 19 May 2020 05:31
Last Modified: 19 May 2020 05:31
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/24037

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