The incidence of prostate cancer in Iran: results of a population-based cancer registry.

BACKGROUND Little is known about the epidemiology of prostate cancer in Iranian men. We carried out an active prostate cancer surveillance program in five provinces of Iran. METHODS Data used in this study were obtained from population-based cancer registries between 1996 and 2000. RESULTS The age-standardized incidence rate of prostate carcinoma in the… CONTINUE READING