Marked increase in the incidence rate of esophageal adenocarcinoma in a high-risk area for esophageal cancer.

@article{GhasemiKebria2013MarkedII,
  title={Marked increase in the incidence rate of esophageal adenocarcinoma in a high-risk area for esophageal cancer.},
  author={Fatemeh Ghasemi-Kebria and Gholamreza Roshandel and Shahriar Semnani Semnani and Ramin Shakeri and Masoud Khoshnia and Mohammad Naeimi-Tabiei and Shahin Merat and Reza Malekzadeh},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={320-3}
}
BACKGROUND Esophageal cancer (EC) is the eighth common cancer worldwide. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and adenocarcinoma (EAD) are the most common histologic types of EC. Many recent reports showed an increasing trend in EAD and a decreasing trend in ESCC in many Western countries. Golestan Province in northeastern Iran has been known as a high-risk area for EC. The aim of this study was to describe the time trend of EAD in this area between 2000-2009. METHODS Data on cancer… CONTINUE READING
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