Epidemiology of Oral Cavity and Pharyngeal Cancers
1991 Vol.7 NO.9
Cancer is a universal public health issue. The incidence of cancer is increasing each year in developed or developing countries as well. In Taiwan Area. malignant neoplasms has been the first leading cause of death since 1981 In the 1985 report of the World Health Organization. the most common cancers of men are: cancers of the lung, the stomach, rectum and large Intestine, oral cavity and pharynx. prostate and oesophagus. Cancers of oral cavity and pharynx arc relatively important among cancers of men.