International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2021, Vol 31, Num 4 Page(s): 134-137
DEMOGRAPHICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PATIENTS WITH LEUCEMIA IN DIYARBAKIR

ABDURRAHMAN IŞIKDOĞAN1, ORHAN AYYILDIZ1, NACİ TİFTİK1, ABDULLAH ALTINTAŞ1, EKREM MÜFTÜOĞLU1

Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi , Hematoloji-Onkoloji BD, DİYARBAKIR

Keywords: acute leukemia, chronic leukemia, epidemiology
The distrubition of leukemias showed variation in various parts of the world. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the most common form of leukemia (31% of all leukemias) in western countries, but is rare in Japan. Acute myeloblastic leukemia consist of 80% of adult acute leukemias, whereas acute lymphoblastic leukemia is 20 percent. In this report we analyzed all leukemias according to types, age, sex and peak age. For this reason we analysed 497 leukemia cases followed in our clinic between January 1993-December 1999.