publication . Article . 2011

Evaluation the role of nutritional and individual factors in colorectal cancer

Kamran Moshfeghi; Abolfazl Mohammad-Beigi; Davood Hamedi-Sanani; Masoud Bahrami;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011 Journal: Majallah-i taḥqīqāt-i ̒ulūm-i pizishkī-i Zāhidān (issn: 2228-6403, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background: Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide including 38% of gastrointestinal cancers. Colorectal cancer is the third type of Iranian men and fourth in women in ranking. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of environmental risk factors in colorectal cancer.Materials and Method: In this case-control study, the authors selected cases from colorectal cancer patients in Arak and controls were selected from Arak hospitals in proportion to the number of cases. Data collected by using a structured questionnaire and based on interviews with patients and their medical records. We used chi-squared and independent t-tests to an...
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free text keywords: Cancer, colorectal, risk factors, nutrition, Medicine, R
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