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sjimu 2009, 17(3): 24-32 Back to browse issues page
Cancer Incidence in Ilam
Karim Hemati
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Introduction:In early 21 st century, cancers are Gnsidered of the most important causes of mortality in the world. More than 30/000 parts and 70/000 new cases are reported in Iran annually .As cancer has an important impact on the quality of life, itsprevention will be one of the most important responsibilities of health care providers and managers .Today, cancer registeration is considered a part of cancer control program. Materials & Methods:The necessary data was collected by trained health care providers from pathology and health centers in Ilam and neghbouring provinces. Findings: Based on the findings of this study, the population of all the known cases in Ilam(western-Iran) during 2001-6 were, 1117 cases. Crude incidence in males and females were 239.3 and 178.5 in 100/000 respectivly.The most common cancer in men occurred in skin (59/100000), esophagus (28.2), gastric (25.7), hematologic(11), and prostatic(10.5) areas respectively. The most common cancer in female stroke was skin (35.7), breast (28.3), esophagus (26.6), gastric (10.9), uterine (7.06), hematologic(6.2) respectively. Also the highest incidence occurred in the age groups of 70-74 and 60-65 and the lowest incidence occurred inthe age groups of 0-4.S.C.C and adenocarcinoma were the most common pathologied in this study. Discussion & Conclusion: Skin and gastro intestinal cancers (esophagus and gastric) are the most prevalent of such in Ilam (western-Ilam). It seems necessary for all the health care providers to play their important role in screening and teaching programs in prevention of such outbreaks of cancers.
Keywords: incidence, caccer, Ilam
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2010/02/9 | Accepted: 2015/04/20 | Published: 2015/04/20

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