Number of oncology patients in Azerbaijan announced

 Number of oncology patients in Azerbaijan announced
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“A total of 52,718 malignant oncology patients are officially registered in Azerbaijan,”  Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Health Azad Karimov told APA.

He noted that 18,578 of those people achieved living with this illness for more than five years: “Among them are those who have cancer for 30 years. This includes people who receive treatment on time and are not indifferent to their health.

A. Karimov noted that 49 154 cancer patients were recorded last year: “Breast and cervical cancer is widely spread among women. Lung, trachea, and prostate cancers are more common in men. It is also same in world countries.” 

Asmar Gabil

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