Joint Disease Mapping of Two Digestive Cancers in Golestan Province, Iran Using a Shared Component Model

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OBJECTIVES Recent studies have suggested the occurrence patterns and related diet factor of esophagus cancer (EC) and gastric cancer (GC). Incidence of these cancers was mapped either in general and stratified by sex. The aim of this study was to model the geographical variation in incidence of these two related cancers jointly to explore the relative… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phrp.2015.02.002

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