Kamyar Mansori

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Introduction. There is an established fact that Asian breast cancer patients are, on average, younger than their European counterparts. This study aimed to utilize the data from the Cancer Incidence in Five Continents I through XIII (published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer) to examine what contributes to the younger age at onset in the(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer (PC) is one of the leading causes of death, especially in developed countries. The human development index (HDI) and its dimensions seem correlated with incidence and mortality rates of PC. This study aimed to assess the association of the specific components of HDI (life expectancy at birth, education, gross national income per(More)
BACKGROUND Poisoning is a major public health problem and is one of the most frequent causes of emergency hospital admissions. The aim of this study was to identify the main risk factors for unintentional childhood poisoning in Tehran, Iran and to suggest possible causes and preventative measures. METHODS In this case-control study (case, n=140; control,(More)
This study aimed to quantify associations of the human development inequality (HDI) index with incidence, mortality, and mortality to incidence ratios for eight common cancers among different countries. In this ecological study, data about incidence and mortality rates of cancers was obtained from the Global Cancer Project for 169 countries. HDI indices for(More)
Dear Editor-in-Chief, We read, with great interest, the paper written by Ikuno Ito et al. entitle association between bone scan index and activities of daily living in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer that was published in 2017. The authors aimed to study the association between the bone scan index (BSI) and activities of daily living (ADL)(More)
We were interested to read the article by Okuda et al.1 that was published in Hypertension Research in July 2016. The authors aimed to evaluate the effects of height, weight, age, spot urine mineral concentration, maturation and physical activity on 24-h sodium and potassium excretion in Japanese secondary school students. The authors noted in their(More)