Incidence and Etiology of Various Cancers in Kashmir Valley- A Comprehensive Review of Literature

  • Syed Suhail Hamdani University of Kashmir Srinagar J&K
  • Syed Ishfaq Yaseen
  • Dr. Naveed Nabi
  • Mehreen Syed
  • Syed Naveed Hamdani
  • Tahsin Hassan
  • Ovais Rashid
  • Akanksha Sharma
  • Ruksana Khursheed
Keywords: Cancer, Kashmir, Etiology, Environmental factors

Abstract

Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. All types of cancers have been reported in Kashmir valley (India) including the cancers of skin, head and neck, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary system, lungs, breast, thyroid, skin, blood etc. The interplay between genetic susceptibility and environmental factors is the basis of cancer etiopathogenisis. Cancer trends in Kashmir valley appear to be different from rest of the India, given its different socio-religious practices, food habits and may be geography (though not established yet). The aim of this article is to do a comprehensive review of literature about incidence and etiology of different types of cancers in Kashmir valley with identification of future research focus areas.

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2020-11-27
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Syed Suhail Hamdani, Syed Ishfaq Yaseen, Dr. Naveed Nabi, Mehreen Syed, Syed Naveed Hamdani, Tahsin Hassan, Ovais Rashid, Akanksha Sharma, & Ruksana Khursheed. (2020). Incidence and Etiology of Various Cancers in Kashmir Valley- A Comprehensive Review of Literature. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 7(6), 152-158. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.7.6.22

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