- The effect of socioeconomic status on health-care delay and treatment of esophageal cancer. Nana Wang; Fangli Cao; Fang Liu; Yibin Jia; Jianbo Wang; Cihang Bao; Xintong Wang; Qingxu Song; Bingxu Tan; Yufeng Cheng // Journal of Translational Medicine;Jul2015, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Socioeconomic status (SES) has been focused on as a key determinant of the incidence of cancer, cancer stage at diagnosis as well as treatment choices in western countries. However, to the authors' knowledge, little work has been done concerning the relationship of SES and esophageal...
- Socio-economic status and oesophageal cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in a high-risk area. Islami, Farhad; Kamangar, Farin; Nasrollahzadeh, Dariush; Aghcheli, Karim; Sotoudeh, Masoud; Abedi-Ardekani, Behnoush; Merat, Shahin; Nasseri-Moghaddam, Siavosh; Semnani, Shahryar; Sepehr, Alireza; Wakefield, Jon; Møller, Henrik; Abnet, Christian C.; Dawsey, Sanford M.; Boffetta, Paolo; Malekzadeh, Reza; Møller, Henrik // International Journal of Epidemiology;Aug2009, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p978
Background:Cancer registries in the 1970s showed that parts of Golestan Province in Iran had the highest rate of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) in the world. More recent studies have shown that while rates are still high, they are approximately half of what they were...
- Cohort Profile: The Golestan Cohort Studyâ€”a prospective study of oesophageal cancer in northern Iran. Pourshams, Akram; Khademi, Hooman; Malekshah, Akbar Fazeltabar; Islami, Farhad; Nouraei, Mehdi; Sadjadi, Ali Reza; Jafari, Elham; Rakhshani, Nasser; Salahi, Rasool; Semnani, Shahryar; Kamangar, Farin; Abnet, Christian C.; Ponder, Bruce; Day, Nick; Dawsey, Sanford M.; Boffetta, Paolo; Malekzadeh, Reza // International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses the Golestan Cohort Study (GCS) which offers a prospective view on oesophageal cancer (OC) in northern Iran. It describes how the study was conceptualized and what its aims are. The primary aim of the study includes the identification of risk factors for OC through a...
- Endoscopically placed guide wire assisted nasogastric tube insertion for palliation of absolute dysphagia in patients with incurable esophageal cancer. Purkayastha, Joydeep; Hazarika, Sidhartha; Bhagabati, Kabindra; Das, Ganesh; Saikia, Bedangshu // Indian Journal of Palliative Care;Dec2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p68
Carcinoma of the esophagus is a dreadful disease because it causes a lot of distress to the patient due to its adverse effects on swallowing. Many patients present with large incurable disease or undergo disease progression and become incurable. Such patients are advised palliative and...
- Commented Summary from Current Medical Literature. // Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM);May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p330
The article discusses the study which focuses on tea drinking habits and esophageal cancer conducted to 571 respondents in Golestan, Iran. The study found that consuming hot tea shows increased chance of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) through socio-economic status. In...
- CORRIGENDUM: FasL Gene -844T/C Mutation of Esophageal Cancer in South China and Its Clinical Significance. Hongguang Zhao; Linfeng Zheng; Xinru Li; Lifang Wang // Scientific Reports;6/27/2014, p1
Corrections to the article "FasL Gene -844T/C Mutation of Esophageal Cancer in South China and Its Clinical Significance" are presented.
- DEFINING THE OPTIMAL TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED ESOPHAGEAL CANCER: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND DECISION ANALYSIS. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Aug2006 Supplement, Vol. 49, p31
The article presents an abstract of the research "Defining the Optimal Treatment of Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Decision Analysis," by A. J. Graham, F. M. Shrive, W. Ghali, B. J. Manns, S. C. Grondin, R. J. Finley and J. Clifton.
- Esophageal cancer incidence. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;09/03/97, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p1251
Presents data on the annual incidence rate of esophageal cancer in the United States per 100,000 from 1990 to 1994. Variation of esophageal cancer incidence by sex and race; Most important risk factors for the disease in Western countries.
- Third-degree burn. Geraci, Ron // Men's Health;Mar98, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p38
Warns that persistent heartburn could be a Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition in the esophageal lining. Cause of the Barrett's esophagus; Statistics on the percentage of people who died from cancer developed from the condition.