Cancer Incidence in the Republic of Mauritius-5 Years Review 1997 to 2001 (Documentation)

Cancer Incidence in the Republic of Mauritius-5 Years Review 1997 to 2001 (Documentation)

ABSTRACT: 6484 new cases of cancer have been registered in Mauritius during 1997-2001 corresponding to Age-Standardized Incidence Rates (ASR world) of 99.9 per 100,000 in men and 121.1 per 100,000 in women. The commonest sites of cancer in men were colorectal cancer (9.5%) followed closely by oral cavity & pharynx (9.4%) and prostate (8.8%). In […]

Thirty-Three Years After Bypass Surgery: A Heart Patient's Perspective.

Thirty-Three Years After Bypass Surgery: A Heart Patient’s Perspective.

I am a believer in the efficacy of healthy lifestyle choices for the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). As a result, I make a serious effort to eat healthy, exercise effectively, manage stress, avoid cigarette smoke, and keep a positive attitude. Looking back on my life, I would love to tell […]