Lung, stomach and breast cancer most frequent types in Kazakhstan

Date: 15:43, 18-03-2019.

Astana. March 18. KazTAG -  Breast , lung and stomach cancer are leading in the structure of incidence in Kazakhstan, said Yelzhan Birtanov, Minister of Health Care.
“ Breast cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer are leading in the structure of incidence, followed by cervical cancer and colon cancer. The main causes of death are lung cancer, stomach cancer and breast cancer," he said.
As of January 1, 2019, according to him, there are 181 344 patients with a diagnosis of malignant neoplasia at the dispensary observation.
"35 753 patients were registered for the first time in 2018, of them 44.3% are men and 55.7% are women.  Men prevail 53.8% among fatal cases. About 60% of first-time cases are people of employable age aged from 18 to 63," he said.

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