Volume 31, Issue 4 (12-2022)                   J Guil Uni Med Sci 2022, 31(4): 274-285 | Back to browse issues page

Research code: 853
Ethics code: IR.GUMS.REC.1399.386


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Balou H A, Joukar F, Yeganeh S, Hassanipour S, Naghipour M, Baghaee M, et al . Epidemiological Study of Different Types of Cancers Among Adults PERSIAN Guilan Cohort Study. J Guil Uni Med Sci 2022; 31 (4) :274-285
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1- Guilan Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
2- Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
3- Department of Health, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
4- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
5- Guilan Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. , fmansourghanaei @gmail. com
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Background Cancer is the leading cause of death in the world after cardiovascular disease, and is the third leading cause of death in Iran.
Objective This epidemiological study aims to investigate different types of cancers in Sowme’e Sara County, Guilan, Iran.
Methods This analytical cross-sectional study is a part of the PERSIAN Guilan cohort study that was conducted on 10520 adult men and women in Sowme’e Sara County. The prevalence rate was determined per 100,000 people. Descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, frequency, and percentage) were used for describing data. Statistical analyzes were performed in STATA version 13 software. 
Results In this study, 94 patients with cancer and 98 types of cancer were recorded. Most of patients were female (n=65, 68.4%). The mean age at diagnosis in men and women was 47.61±11.23 and 44.30±7.87 years, respectively (Total=45.58±10.09 years). The most common cancers were breast cancer, brain & central nervous system cancer, and prostate cancer. The minimum age for diagnosis in men and women were 23 and 19 years, respectively,.
Conclusion Screening for breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men living in Sowme’e Sara County should be done which is currently underway using mammography and prostate specific antigen tests.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/04/7 | Accepted: 2022/09/21 | Published: 2022/11/16

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