Volume 11, Issue 42 (7-2002)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2002, 11(42): 1-6 | Back to browse issues page

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Skin cancers are the abnormal uncontrolled prolifration of skin . These are also the most common cancers of the human body . The most common types are Basal Cell Carcinoma (B.C.C), Squamos Cell Carcinoma (S.C.C) and Malignant Melanoma (M.M). In this study we reviewed the data of all registered skin tumors in all clinichopathological Labs (6 private and 2 supervised by Guilan university) during 1991-1998. Total number of registered tumors was 1126. The most common were B.C.C (717 cases), S.C.C (315 cases) and MM (37 cases). B.C.C and S.C.C were more common in men than women (399/195 and 318 / 120 cases respectively) but MM was more in women. The most common malignant skin tumors were in 60-69 years age group and the most common location of tumors were head and face.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/28 | Accepted: 2014/09/28 | Published: 2014/09/28