Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
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An overview of malignancy cases reported on histopathology over a Span of 5 years (2011-2015) at Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

Author(s): Shubhangi Pawar, Kanchanmala Ghorpade, Archana Khandelwal, Shilpa Gupta and Ashish Saraf

Abstract

The incidence and burden of cancer is huge and is set to rise. Cancer kills more people on a global scale than AIDS, malaria and TB combined, hence proving to be the most fatal disease for our Society. The aim of this study is to evaluate the most common organ malignancy amongst all System Organ Malignancies. We present a brief review of malignancy cases studied at Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai over a span of 5 years (2011-2015). Study was undertaken at Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai for 5 Years ( 2011-2015) for:-Malignant Cases and System Organ Specific Malignancies. We have studied Total of 5495 Cases out of which 172 turned out to be malignant over a span of 5 Years (2011-2015). Out of these 172 Malignant Cases, Female Genital System, Breast & Oral Cavity Cancers together account for 79 Percent (135 Cases). In view of the above, we have concluded that Female Genital System, Breast & Oral Cavity cancers are Top Three Malignancies among all System Organ Specific Malignancies.

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