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Spatial Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Incidence in Hamadan Province, Iran: a Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study

Halimi, Leyla; Bagheri, Nasser; Hoseini, Benyamin; Hashtarkhani, Soheil; Goshayeshi, Ladan; Kiani, Behzad


Abstract Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is ranked the third most common cancer in women and the fourth in men in Iran. Many factors contribute to CRC occurrence, and most of them are interrelated. The present study aimed to explore the spatial pattern of CRC incidence in Hamadan province, Iran. We collected and analyzed data on patients’ location, gender, age, and date of diagnosis recorded in the CRC registry between 2007 and 2014 in Hamadan province. The Anselin Local Moran’s I statistic was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
DOI: 10.1007/s12061-019-09303-9


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