1. 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

2. Prevalence of Breast Cancer in Isfahan Province, Iran

Zahra Tolou-Ghamari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 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

3. 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 , Spring 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

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

Parvin Mirmiran; Zeinab Ghorbani; Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 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

5. The Incidence of Uterus Cancer in Iran: A Systematic Review

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 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