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Prostate cancer incidence in Golestan province, Iran (2004)

Marjani, A. and Kabir, M.J. (2008) Prostate cancer incidence in Golestan province, Iran (2004). American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 4 (1). pp. 57-60. ISSN 15533468 (ISSN)

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and therefore represents a major problem in public health.The aim of this study was to find and evaluate province-specific estimate of incidence in males by age groups for prostate cancer in Golestan province, Iran. The data used in this study were collected in a cancer registry program that was conducted by Health Deputy of Golestan province in IRAN for a period of 1 year (2004). Prostate cancer data was identified and collected in the population based cancer registries through the 18 Pathology Laboratories (where male populations referred to these centers) and using a structured questionnaire, trained personnel conducted in-person interviews to collect information on prostate cancer in Golestan province. Prostate cancer incidence among males in Golestan province was 5.17/100000 in gerenal. But the highest rate (ASR: 215.87/100,000) among males were showen to be in age 80-85. The incidence of prostate cancer in age 80-84 has risen sharply and it was the lowest in age 50-54 (ASR: 5.18/100,000). According to this information Golestan province harbor a rather incidence for prostate cancer (in age 80-84), comparable to the lower incidence rate reported in the world. For the present time it can be said that prostate cancer in males appear to be one of the most prevalent and serious type of cancer in Golestan province. © 2008 Science Publications.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - Am. J. Biochem. Biotechnol. [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysic, Golestan University of Medical Sciences [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Social Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Golestan province, Iran, Prostate cancer incidence, Golestan province, Prostate cancer incidence, Data reduction, Health risks, Pathology, Patient treatment, Oncology, adult, aged, article, cancer registry, health care organization, human, incidence, interview, Iran, major clinical study, male, population based case control study, prostate cancer, questionnaire
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2015 08:49
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2017 07:14
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2348

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