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Estimating the Esophagus Cancer Incidence Rate in Ardabil, Iran: A Capture-Recapture Method

Mahmoud Khodadost 1 , 2 , Parvin Yavari 3 , 4 , * , Behnam Khodadost 5 , Masoud Babaei 6 , 7 , Fatemeh Sarvi 8 , Seyed Reza Khatibi 2 and Saeed Barzegari 9
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1 Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Cancer Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , IR Iran
5 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
6 Health Deputy, Ardabil University of Medical sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran
7 Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany
8 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
9 Department of Health Information Technology, Amol Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention: February 28, 2016, 9 (1); e3972
  • Published Online: February 17, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 31, 2015
  • Accepted: September 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijcp-3972

To Cite: Khodadost M, Yavari P, Khodadost B, Babaei M, Sarvi F, et al. Estimating the Esophagus Cancer Incidence Rate in Ardabil, Iran: A Capture-Recapture Method, Int J Cancer Manag. 2016 ; 9(1):e3972. doi: 10.17795/ijcp-3972.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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