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Epidemiologic distribution of cancer in a 10-yearstudy: Retrospective review of hospital records and pathology centers of North Khorasan Province from 2003 to 2012
M Abad , R Gangy , E Sharifian , R Nikdel , M Jafarzadeh , F Jafarzadeh
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Background & Objectives: Changes in life styles and different eating habits of communities, increasing in life expectancy and mean life time, have increased incidence of cancer in populations. According to the latest statistical and epidemiological studies in Iran, cancer is the third leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases and accidents .The aim of this study was to evaluate the Epidemiologic distribution of cancer in North Khorasan Province. Materials & Methods: This was a retrospective study that the information about the cases were collected from hospital records and pathology centers of Bojnurd, from April 2003 to March 2012. Duplicated data were excluded. Type and location of cancer was coded according to the international cancer classification system (ICD-O) and was put into SPSS software . Results: At last, 2310 new cases were examined in this study, that %58/1 of them were men and %41/9 of them were women (M: F = 1.4).There was a total numberof2310 male and female cases without secondary cancer(metastatic).The occurrence of cancer in 2013 in North Khorasan Province was 94.5per 100000 person and the most common cancer in both sexes were skin, esophagus ands to mach and most common cancers in men were skin, stomach, esophagus, and in women were skin, breast, esophagus cancer . Conclusion: As respects to the multiple pathology centers in Bojnurd and other cities of North Khorasan and optional sampling centers it is necessary for consistency of registration of the cancer patients to make policies towards the detailed cancers records (area and cancers coding) and to provide additional research to identify common risk factors of cancers.

Keywords: epidemiology, cancer, Bojnurd
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2015/03/14 | Accepted: 2015/03/14 | Published: 2015/03/14
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Abad M, Gangy R, Sharifian E, Nikdel R, Jafarzadeh M, Jafarzadeh F. Epidemiologic distribution of cancer in a 10-yearstudy: Retrospective review of hospital records and pathology centers of North Khorasan Province from 2003 to 2012. JNKUMS. 2015; 6 (4) :689-696
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