AIM To investigate urban-rural differences in the distribution of risk factors for breast cancer. METHODS We analyzed the data from the first round of the "Mamma" population based-screening program conducted in Croatia between 2007 and 2009 and self-reported questionnaire results for 924 patients with histologically verified breast cancer. Reproductive… (More)
The objective of this research was to study the root and nodule responses to drought of mycorrhizal or nitrogen-fixing alfalfa plants in relation to root cyto-kinin levels. Double symbiotic plants showed significantly higher root and nodule activities during drought that may be related to smaller decreases in cytokinin content of mycorrhizal plants.
Colorectal cancer was the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the Split-Dalmatia County during the 1993-2005 period. The primary aim of this study was to analyze recent trends in the mortality caused by colorectal cancer in the Split-Dalmatia County. Secondly, the aim was also to analyze data on colorectal cancer patients operated on at Split… (More)
SUMMARY ∑ A Thyroid Cancer Registry containing data of patients treated at our department during a 20-year period (1980-1999) has been established. The aim of the study was to analyze the possible effects of the 1990-1995 war in Croatia on the prevalence, type, and age and sex distribution of thyroid carcinoma. Three different 2-year periods were analyzed:… (More)