Healthcare utilization in patients with esophageal cancer in a high risk area in northeast of Iran.

@article{Roshandel2011HealthcareUI,
  title={Healthcare utilization in patients with esophageal cancer in a high risk area in northeast of Iran.},
  author={Gholamreza Roshandel and Reza Majdzadeh and Abbas Ali Keshtkar and Kiarash Aramesh and Seyed Mehdi Sedaghat and Shahriar Semnani Semnani},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={2437-42}
}
INTRODUCTION Golestan, a province located north of Persian Gulf in northeastern part of Iran is a well known area for high risk of esophageal cancer (EC) in the world. There is no information about healthcare utilization in populations residing in the area. This study was conducted to assess utilization of healthcare and its associated factors among esophageal cancer patients in this region as well as to address ethical implication of this utilization. METHODS All new cases of EC in Golestan… CONTINUE READING

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