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اپیدمیولوژی سرطان کودکان در شمال غرب ایران

فتحی, افشین and امانی, فیروز and بهادرام, محمد (1394) اپیدمیولوژی سرطان کودکان در شمال غرب ایران. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP ــ 16 (13). pp. 5459-5462. شاپا 1513-7368

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Epidemiology of Childhood Cancer in Northwest Iran

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This case series study was performed for all 83 children below 14 years old suffering from cancer during 2010-2013 who were registered in Ardabil pediatric cancer registry (APCR). The required data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed with SPSS.19 statistical methods software. Some 51 (61.4%) of cases were male. The mean age of patients was 5.8 years. Of the total, 60 (72.3%) of cases were from urban areas. Results showed that leukemia with 54.2%, CNS with 12% and neuroblastoma with 8.4% were the most prevalent childhood malignancies in Ardabil province. Based on the under 14 year old population estimated from Ardabil province, the cumulative incidence rate was 95.4 patients per one million. The incidence rate was relatively high so that childhood cancers should be considered as an important issue in health policy making in Ardabil province of Iran.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :افشین فتحی
نویسنده مسئول :فیروز امانی
Additional Information:Indexed in: PubMed/Medline, PMC, Scopus
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Childhood , cancer , incidence rate , Iran
Subjects:WS Pediatrics
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Pediatrics , Community Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Vital Statistics
ID Code:6859
Deposited By: Dr Firouz Amani
Deposited On:13 May 1394 05:04
Last Modified:22 Feb 1399 08:04

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