Family history of the cancer on the survival of the patients with gastrointestinal cancer in northern Iran, using frailty models

Abstract

BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal (GI) tract cancer is one of the common causes of the mortality due to cancer in most developing countries such as Iran. The digestive tract is the major organ involved in the cancer. The northern part of the country, surrounded the Caspian Sea coast, is well known and the region with highest regional incidence of the GI tract… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-230X-11-104

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