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اپیدمیولوژی کانسرهای فوقانی گوارش در ایران

تقوی, نوشین and نصراله زاده, داریوش and مرآت, شاهین and یزدانبد, عباس and هرمزذی, مهشید and ستوده, مسعود and سمنانی, شهریار and اسلامی, فرهاد and خادمی, هومن and ملک زاده, رضا (1386) اپیدمیولوژی کانسرهای فوقانی گوارش در ایران. World Journal of Gastroenterology ــ 13 (40). pp. 5367-5370. شاپا 1007-9327

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Epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal cancers in Iran: A sub site analysis of 761 cases

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Abstract AIM: To define the sub site distribution of upper gastrointestinal cancers in three provinces of Iran. METHODS: The study was car r ied out in three provinces in Iran: Ardabil, Golestan, and Tehran. In Arbabil and Golestan, the data was collected from the sole referral center for gastrointestinal cancers and the local cancer registry. For Tehran province, data from two major private hospitals were used. All gastric and esophageal cancer patients diagnosed during the period from September 2000 and April 2002 were included in the study. RESULTS: A total of 761 pat ient s wi th upper gastrointestinal cancers were identified, 314 from Ardabil, 261 from Golestan, and 186 from Tehran. In Tehran, the relative rate of cancer increased from the upper esophagus to the distal stomach. In Golestan, the reverse pattern was observed. In Ardabil, the mid portion (distal esophagus and proximal stomach) was involved most frequently. CONCLUSION: There were considerable variations in the sub site of upper gastrointestinal cancers in the three provinces studied. We cannot provide any explanation for this variation. Further research aimed at explaining the discrepancies in sub site distribution of upper gastrointestinal cancers may help identify important risk factors.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :نوشین تقوی
نویسنده مسئول :شاهین مرآت
Additional Information:Indexed in: ISI, Pubmed/Medline/Index Medicus, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine,
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Upper gastrointestinal tract ; Gastrointestinal neoplasms ; Iran
Subjects:WI Digestive System
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine , Cardiology , Infectious
ID Code:1712
Deposited By: Dr Abbas Yazdanbod
Deposited On:01 Aug 1389 01:54
Last Modified:04 Sep 1394 08:48

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