Cancer registry in Iran: a brief overview.

@article{Etemadi2008CancerRI,
  title={Cancer registry in Iran: a brief overview.},
  author={Arash Etemadi and Alireza Sadjadi and S. Semnani and Seyed Mehdi Nouraie and H Khademi and Moslem Bahadori},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          577-80
        }
}
Cancer registry is an important tool for any successful cancer control program. The first formal cancer related data from Iran were published in 1956. In 1969, observations documenting a high incidence of esophageal cancer in the Caspian Littoral, urged researchers to set up the first population-based cancer registry in this region. This cancer registry was established jointly by University of Tehran and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). In 1976, another cancer registry… CONTINUE READING

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