Incidence of Various Types of Cancer in Eastern Part of Libya


  • Salwa Muftah Eljamay Assistance Professor at Public Health Department, College of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya
  • Hameda Asrafel Lecturer in Department of Lab Medicine, College of Medical Technology, Derna, Libya


Rectal, Uterus, Prostate, Breast, Libya, Malignancy, Cancer


The observe the sample of most cancers prevalence and decide the prevalence fees in Libya (2018 -2019), Methods: The study was a retrospective analysis conducted among individuals who were diagnosed and/or treated for various types of cancer in the east region of Libya, using medical and pathological data class of most cancers prognosis turned into made in step with the International Classification of Disease. Collected (779 subjects) retrospectively and analyzed information on most cancer occurrences acquired over a 2-yr observation length from January 1st, 2018 to April 31st, 2019 from the Benghazi and Tobruk Cancer Registries. Results: The maximum not unusual place malignancies in guys have been Lung cancers (17.7%, n = 44), prostate cancers (16.5%, n = 41), Rectum cancers (13.3%, n = 33), with inside the women, the maximum not unusual place malignancies have been, Breast cancers (71.1%, n = 377), Uterus cancers (5.3%, n = 28), Rectum cancers (4.9%, n =26), the one of a kind towns and cities in Eastern a part of Libya have been as compared for any variation. In Benghazi City, the specific changes determined a remarkably excessive occurrence of most cancers. The one-of-a-kind findings have been mentioned and comparisons have been made beyond literature. The occurrence fees inside the Eastern vicinity confirmed variations from formerly stated values. The importance of this observation is that it establishes a baseline of most cancer occurrences which ought to any destiny countrywide most cancers plan in Libya. Conclusion: Proper surveillance applications want to be in the vicinity and healthcare coverage ought to be adjusted to recollect the different generic and urgent cancers in society