Yasamin Mousavi-Jarrahi

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to estimate the fraction of lung cancer incidence in Iran attributed to occupational exposures to the well-established lung cancer carcinogens, including silica, cadmium, nickel, arsenic, chromium, diesel fumes, beryllium, and asbestos. METHODS Nationwide exposure to each of the mentioned carcinogens was estimated using(More)
The study aimed to describe the cancer epidemiology curricula in postgraduate schools worldwide. Using a stepwise approach, information on the cancer epidemiology curricula were abstracted through an internet search of medical or public heath schools worldwide. The common scientific outline (a scholarly developed classification of cancer-related topics) was(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of cause of death stated in death certificates in Tehran using outcome measures of the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS), an ongoing prospective cohort study. METHODS The cohort was established in 1999 in a population of 15005 people, 3 years old and over, living in Tehran; 3551 individuals(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe the temporal determinants of meningitis incidence in the population living in the Tehran metropolis. METHODS All cases of meningitis reported to health districts throughout the Tehran metropolis from 1999 to 2005 were abstracted from patient files. Referral cases (patients who did not reside in the Tehran(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to estimate the cost of lung cancer treatment in the first year after diagnosis in Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients from two referral hospitals providing all lines of treatment to cancer patients in Tehran were sampled. The direct cost included the costs that patients and other payer' s (insurance, NGO's, or other(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim this study was to estimate the fraction of leukemia incidence in Iran attributable to occupational exposure to benzene, ionizing radiation, and ethylene oxide. METHODS Nationwide exposure to each of these leukemogens was estimated using workforce data available at the ILO (International Labor Organization) website. The prevalence of(More)
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