Volume 24, Issue 3 (Monthly 2013)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2013, 24(3): 170-175 | Back to browse issues page

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Nourozinia F, Rasmi Y, Otarod M, Golizadeh M, Khadem-Ansari M. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY OF GASTRIC CANCER IN URMIA. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2013; 24 (3) :170-175
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1657-en.html
Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences , rasmiy@umsu.ac.ir
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Background & Aims: Gastric cancer is one of the common gastrointestinal cancers with global incidence and one of the most common cancers in the northwestern of Iran. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of gastric tumors and their anatomical location using the pathologic specimens of patients have been conducted in Urmia.

Materials & Methods: The study population comprised all samples sent to Pathology Laboratory of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Urmia in a 5- years period during 2002-2007 were studied, and their documents are available. Information extracted included: age, sex, smoking habit, type of surgery, tumor location and histopathology of tumor type. data were analyzed by using SPSS software.

Results: Of 452 patient samples in this study, 336 were men. The most common age of stomach cancer observed in both men and women over 70 years with prevalence 42.7% and 34.74%, respectively. 33.9% of men and 23.0% of women were smoker. Regarding to type of surgery, 88.0% of patients undergoing biopsy and 12.0% gasrtoctomy. Histophatologically, incidence of adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Round cell was 95.5%, 4.04% and 0.46%, respectively. Incidences of adenocarcinoma in men were three-fold greater than women. Lasser sace, cardia, antrum, fondus and other overlapped locations showed tumor involved (with number of samples prevalence of) 155(35.9%), 114 (26.4%), 84(19.4%), 40(9.3%) and 39 (9.1%), respectively.

Conclusion: According to this study, adenocarcinoma is most common cancer in Urmia. Most common anatomical distributions locations are Lasser sace and Cardia.

  SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2013: 24(3): 175 ISSN: 1027-3727

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