Survival of colorectal cancer in Iran.

  title={Survival of colorectal cancer in Iran.},
  author={Afshin Moradi and Maryam Khayamzadeh and Mohammad Mehdi Guya and Hamid Reza Mirzaei and Reza Salmanian and Afshin Rakhsha and Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={10 4},
OBJECTIVE Colorectal cancer is the fourth cause of cancer after stomach, bladder, prostate in men and second cause after breast in women in Iran. It is estimated that 4,000 new cases occur each year with 1,150 deaths annually. The present study aimed to determine survival of colorectal cancers in Iran in a national manner. METHODS AND RESULTS The data from national cancer registry department of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOH and ME) were used as the main source of incident… CONTINUE READING
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