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Egypt - Aswan National Cancer Registry Report 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Egypt National Cancer Registry, Aswan Profile 2008
Egypt (EGY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type

This report provides cancer incidence data from the population-based cancer registry in the governate of Aswan. The report covers the first year of registration for Aswan. It is one of five regional registries of the national program, which began in 2008.

The report contains methodology, an overview of incidence, and profiles of the most frequent cancers. Data in the tables are broken down by cancer site, sex, and 5-year age groups for the year 2008.  Additional tables contain age-specific incidence rates, age standardized rates, and crude rates. Cancers are coded in ICD-O-3.