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Caracterización Sociodemografica y Epidemiológica de las Neoplasias más Frecuentes Atendidas en el Hospital Escuela Universitario, Honduras

Introduction: Cancer is the name given to a set of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body's cells begin to divide without stopping and spread in the surrounding tissues.
Objective: To characterize the types of neoplasias most frequently treated at Hospital Universitaria. Methodology: Retrospective Analytical Study, the universe under study was constituted by 13,519 attentions, analyzing only the first 10 most frequent types of neoplasia, finding a population of 4,398 more frequent attentions.
Results: Lymphoid Leukemia was found to have the first place with 1,249 cases, surpassing the 500 cases of Uterus and Stomach Cancer, and below this number; Myeloid Leukemia, Brain, Liver, Ocular, Thyroid and Prostate Cancer. Among the most affected ages are the ranges of 40-54 years and> 55 years, adding the number 3,403 cases reported, the gender most affected is the male, with more than 50% of the cases, the origin is of the character of the capital (Urban), with 3,571 attentions of Francisco Morazán, the mortality comes in 566 cases, with lymphoid leukemia that covers more deaths.
Conclusions: Cancer is a problem that is aggravated over the years, without clear strategies for the reduction of high rates.


Adalid Federico Mendoza Talavera, Harold Enrique Cárcamo Suarez, Keylyn María Zelaya Arriola, Gennar Nohelia Vallejo Padilla, Onill Humberto Aguilera Reyes, Ivonne de Lourdes Díaz Zelaya, Marvin Josué Ortiz Aguirre, Indira Julliette García Hernandez, Alejandra María García Fuentes, Juan Miguel Sabonge Padillaand and Oscar Fawed Reyes

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