Cancer incidence in southern Iran, 1998-2002: results of population-based cancer registry.

  title={Cancer incidence in southern Iran, 1998-2002: results of population-based cancer registry.},
  author={Seyed Masoom Masoompour and Hooman Yarmohammadi and Abbas Rezaianzadeh and Kamran Bagheri Lankarani},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  volume={35 5},
PURPOSE The main aim of this study was to obtain population-based cancer incidence data for the entire population of Fars province in Iran, and to compare these rates with those obtained from a previous study in the same population ten years previously. METHODS Data were collected on all patients in major cities of Fars province who were diagnosed with cancer between 1998 and 2002. The data were computerized using SPSS (Chicago, IL) software, version 13.0, and MS EXCEL (Microsoft, Redmond, WA… CONTINUE READING
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