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Preliminary Results from Food Analyses in the Inhambane Area

  • I. F. H. Purchase
  • T. Gonçalves

Abstract

One of the most interesting results of epidemiological studies conducted throughout the world is the wide variation in cancer incidence between different countries. This observation suggests that a large proportion of cancers are caused by environmental agents.

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Liver Cancer Crude Incidence Rate Mission Hospital Liver Cancer Patient High Incidence Area 
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© South African Medical Research Council 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. F. H. Purchase
    • 1
  • T. Gonçalves
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute for Nutritional DiseasesSouth African Medical Research CouncilSouth Africa
  2. 2.Provincial Nutrition Commission Lourenço Marques MoçambiqueReporting on behalf of the Portuguese/South African collaborative Research Group on Mycotoxins and Liver CancerSouth Africa

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