Cancer Incidence and Trend Analysis in Shahroud, Iran, 2000 - 2010

@inproceedings{Fateh2013CancerIA,
  title={Cancer Incidence and Trend Analysis in Shahroud, Iran, 2000 - 2010},
  author={Mansooreh Fateh and Mohammad Hassan Emamian},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of cancer prevention},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Iran, and its trend isincreasing in recent years. National reports state that cancer registries in Shahroud district had 204% coverage in 2008. This study investigated cancer situation in Shahroud with complete details between 2000-2010. METHODS Data was obtained from national cancer registry software and analyzed after removing the repeated records. World standard population and direct standardization method was used to calculate Age… CONTINUE READING

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