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TABRIZCHEE H, MASOOMIAN M, AHANI F, ZARE M. THE PATTERN OF MALIGNANT TUMORS IN KERMAN PROVINCE. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1998; 12 (1) :19-23
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1041-en.html

From the Department of Pathology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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This investigation was done in Kennan from March 1989 to March 1993 to study the epidemiology of cancers in this province and to compare the results with a previous study performed in this area and some available statistics. A total number of 288 1 new cases of malignancy were registered and the crude relative frequency of cancers was studied. Gastric cancer with a frequency of 9.7%, malignant lymphoma with 8.8% and leukemia with 6.8% were the three most common malignancies in this province, excluding skin malignancy. Keywords: Cancer epidemiology, Gastric carcinoma, Malignant lymphoma, Breast carcinoma
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Pathology