Parental Uptake of Cervical Cancer Vaccine for their Female Adolescent in a City in Nigeria

Mary I Aliu; Ngozi Okafor; Ayomide Aliu; Matthew Idowu Olatubi; Grace Ademuyiwa

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 86-94

  Background: Cervical Cancer Vaccine is known to be one the effective ways of preventing cervical cancer. The present study aimed to assess parents’ knowledge on uptake of human papilloma virus vaccine (HPVV) by adolescents, describe their perception on the uptake of HPVV by adolescents, and identify ...  Read More

Prevalence, Patterns, and Physicians’ Awareness of the Use of Traditional and Complementary Medicine by Female Cancer Patients in Zahedan, Iran

Khadijeh Asadi Sarvestani; Maryam Navaee; Razieh Rayanpour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 110-117

  Background: A significant proportion of cancer patients use Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) worldwide and especially in Middle Eastern countries. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence and patterns of using Iranian Traditional Medicine (ITM) and Complementary and Alternative ...  Read More

Cancer and Body Composition: An Association of Global Relevance

Darci Green; Julie Anne Pasco; Lana Jane Williams; Sharon Le Brennan-Olsen

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 1-6

  Context: Worldwide, cancer is the second leading cause of death, with a rapidly increasing global incidence: it is present in high and in lower-middle income countries (LMICs). Overweight and obesity are also a major global health concern, and while they were once considered conditions specific to the ...  Read More

Prevalence of Breast Cancer in Isfahan Province, Iran

Zahra Tolou-Ghamari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 1-4

  Background: According to previous studies, breast cancer seems to be the most prevalent cancer and a significant reason of cancer-related deaths among women. Age, race, menorah history, characteristics of breast, reproductive patterns, and many other factors could be mentioned as the risk factors for ...  Read More

Iliopsoas Muscle Metastasis from Cervical Carcinoma

Zohreh Yousefi; Amir Hosein Jafarian; Laya Shirinzadeh; Leila Mousavi Seresh; Nooshin Babapour; Behrouz Davach; Fereshteh Bazmi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 1-3

  Introduction: Isolated metastasis of cervical carcinoma to iliopsoas region might be infrequent and its occurrence is a diagnostic challenge. The aim of this study was to report a case of iliopsoas muscle metastasis from cervical carcinoma. Case Presentation: A 52-year-old multiparous females complaining ...  Read More

A Narrative Review of Obesity and Its Associated Complications in Iranian Women

Parvin Mirmiran; Zeinab Ghorbani; Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 1-9

  Context: Obesity is a major public health problem worldwide. This review aimed at providing an updated overview of obesity in Iranian women and its associated complications. Evidence Acquisition: In this narrative review study, related systematic reviews or meta-analysis studies of high ranking journals ...  Read More

The Incidence of Uterus Cancer in Iran: A Systematic Review

Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Seyedeh Leila Dehghani; Masoomeh Mousavi; Ramin Rezaeianzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-4

  Background: Uterus cancer is one of the main causes of death in the female population, which mostly occurs in low- or middle-income countries. Up to now, many descriptive studies have been conducted on the prevalence of uterus cancer in Iran and its relationship with various factors. Thus, the present ...  Read More