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Title: Esophageal cancer in Northeastern Iran: a review.
Authors: Kamangar F,  Malekzadeh R,  Dawsey SM,  Saidi F
Journal: Arch Iran Med
Date: 2007 Jan
Branches: MEB
PubMed ID: 17198458
PMC ID: not available
Abstract: Golestan Province in northeastern Iran has one of the highest rates of esophageal squamous cell cancer in the world. This article reviews the studies conducted on esophageal squamous cell cancer in this area and summarizes the data on epidemiologic patterns, incidence trends, and etiology of esophageal squamous cell cancer in this province.