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Estimating the completeness of gastric cancer registration in Ardabil/Iran by a capture-recapture method using population-based cancer registry data
Background: Knowledge of cancer incidences is essential for cancer prevention and control programs. Capture-recapture methods have been recommended for reducing bias and increasing the accuracy of cancer incidence estimations. ...
The prevalence of obesity among school-aged children and youth aged 6-18 years in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis study
© 2017, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved. BACKGROUND: Obesity is considered as a major health problem of children and adolescents. The present meta-analysis was conducted by extensive search of ...
Incidence rate and distribution of common cancers among Iranian children
© 2016, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved. Background: Geographic differences in the incidence of cancers may suggest unique genetic or environmental exposures that impact the risk of acquiring ...