Breast cancer tops Oman’s cancer list

T TV Wednesday 25/January/2023 09:46 AM
By: Times TV

With 350 breast cancer cases reported in the Sultanate of Oman, this disease continues to top the list among all cancers affecting people in the country.

This finding has been published as a cover story of the latest issue of Scientific Insights, published by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

Breast cancer is followed by thyroid and colorectal cancers in Oman. Statistics published by the Ministry of Health in 2019 indicated that the total cancer cases among new and registered Omanis reached 2,089 and 200 cases were reported among residents.