Farhad Islami

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Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Among Never Smokers in Golestan Province, Iran, an Area of High Incidence of Esophageal Cancer - a Cross-Sectional Study with Repeated Measurement of Urinary 1-OHPG in Two Seasons
    Farhad Islami
    International Agency for Research on Cancer Lyon, France
    Front Oncol 2:14. 2012
  2. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in northern Iran: a case-control study in a high-risk area and literature review
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:461-6. 2013
  3. doi Disentangling the effects of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status of neighborhood in cancer stage distribution in New York City
    Farhad Islami
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1069-78. 2013
  4. doi Pickled food and risk of gastric cancer--a systematic review and meta-analysis of English and Chinese literature
    Jian Song Ren
    International Agencyfor Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:905-15. 2012
  5. doi Impact of body size and physical activity during adolescence and adult life on overall and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort study from Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:95-109. 2014
  6. pmc A U-shaped relationship between haematocrit and mortality in a large prospective cohort study
    Paolo Boffetta
    Institute for Transitional Epidemiology and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:601-15. 2013
  7. pmc Tea drinking habits and oesophageal cancer in a high risk area in northern Iran: population based case-control study
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14117 Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 338:b929. 2009
  8. pmc Opium: an emerging risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 133:455-61. 2013
  9. pmc Is opium a real risk factor for esophageal cancer or just a methodological artifact? Hospital and neighborhood controls in case-control studies
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e32711. 2012
  10. pmc Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 344:e2502. 2012

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Among Never Smokers in Golestan Province, Iran, an Area of High Incidence of Esophageal Cancer - a Cross-Sectional Study with Repeated Measurement of Urinary 1-OHPG in Two Seasons
    Farhad Islami
    International Agency for Research on Cancer Lyon, France
    Front Oncol 2:14. 2012
    ..218; P = 0.03) showed an inverse association. This study confirms high exposure of the general population in Golestan to PAHs and suggests that certain foods, cooking methods, and genetic polymorphisms increase exposure to PAHs...
  2. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in northern Iran: a case-control study in a high-risk area and literature review
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:461-6. 2013
    ..The findings of this study support a protective influence of female hormonal factors on the risk of ESCC. However, further epidemiological and mechanistic studies are required to prove a protective association...
  3. doi Disentangling the effects of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status of neighborhood in cancer stage distribution in New York City
    Farhad Islami
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1069-78. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between stage of cancer at diagnosis with neighborhood of residence (as proxy for SES) and ethnicity/race, while controlling for each other, in selected areas of New York City (NYC)...
  4. doi Pickled food and risk of gastric cancer--a systematic review and meta-analysis of English and Chinese literature
    Jian Song Ren
    International Agencyfor Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:905-15. 2012
    ..Ecological and experimental studies have suggested an increased risk of gastric cancer in relation to consumption of pickled vegetables in East Asia...
  5. doi Impact of body size and physical activity during adolescence and adult life on overall and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort study from Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:95-109. 2014
    ..Mortality in this Middle-Eastern population was associated with obesity both during adolescence and early adult life...
  6. pmc A U-shaped relationship between haematocrit and mortality in a large prospective cohort study
    Paolo Boffetta
    Institute for Transitional Epidemiology and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:601-15. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between baseline HCT and mortality in a prospective cohort study of 49,983 adult subjects in Iran with a broad spectrum of HCT values...
  7. pmc Tea drinking habits and oesophageal cancer in a high risk area in northern Iran: population based case-control study
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14117 Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 338:b929. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between tea drinking habits in Golestan province, northern Iran, and risk of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma...
  8. pmc Opium: an emerging risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 133:455-61. 2013
    ..We showed, for the first time, an association between opium use and gastric adenocarcinoma. Given that opium use is a traditional practice in many parts of the world, these results are of public health significance...
  9. pmc Is opium a real risk factor for esophageal cancer or just a methodological artifact? Hospital and neighborhood controls in case-control studies
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e32711. 2012
    ..Control selection is a major challenge in epidemiologic case-control studies. The aim of our study was to evaluate using hospital versus neighborhood control groups in studying risk factors of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  10. pmc Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 344:e2502. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between opium use and subsequent risk of death...
  11. pmc Association of tooth loss and oral hygiene with risk of gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, 1411713135, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:477-82. 2013
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  12. doi Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and its associated risk factors: the first report from Iran using both microalbuminuria and urine sediment
    Iraj Najafi
    Nephrology Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:70-5. 2012
    ..Using data on urinary sediment and microalbuminuria, we aimed to estimate the prevalence of CKD in northeast Iran...
  13. doi Neglected role of hookah and opium in gastric carcinogenesis: a cohort study on risk factors and attributable fractions
    Alireza Sadjadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 134:181-8. 2014
    ..Hookah and opium use are risk factors for gastric cancer as well as for precancerous lesions. Hookah, opium, cigarette and high salt intake are important modifiable risk factors in this high-incidence gastric cancer area. ..
  14. pmc Smoking water-pipe, chewing nass and prevalence of heart disease: a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Golestan Cohort Study, Iran
    Farhad Islami
    One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Heart 99:272-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the association of smoking water-pipe and chewing nass (a mixture of tobacco, lime and ash) with prevalent HD...
  15. pmc Prognostic factors for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma--a population-based study in Golestan Province, Iran, a high incidence area
    Karim Aghcheli
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e22152. 2011
    ..The observed association between nass chewing and poorer prognosis needs further investigations; this association may suggest a possible role for ingestion of nass constituents in prognosis of ESCC...
  16. doi Opium use and risk of mortality from digestive diseases: a prospective cohort study
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    1 Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 These authors contributed equally to this work
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1757-65. 2013
    ..Opium use, particularly in low doses, is a common practice among adults in northeastern Iran. We aimed to investigate the association between opium use and subsequent mortality from disorders of the digestive tract...
  17. pmc Patterns of food and nutrient consumption in northern Iran, a high-risk area for esophageal cancer
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr Cancer 61:475-83. 2009
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  18. pmc The gastro-esophageal malignancies in Northern Iran research project: impact on the health research and health care systems in Iran
    Sadaf G Sepanlou
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:46-53. 2013
    ..The original aim of this project was to identify etiologic factors and prevention measures for upper gastrointestinal cancers in Northern provinces of Iran, but its achievements have gone much beyond this initial goal...
  19. pmc Determinants of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including hookah smoking and opium use- a cross-sectional analysis of 50,000 individuals
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89256. 2014
    ..We investigated the factors associated with different measures of GERD symptoms, including frequency, patient-perceived severity, and onset time...
  20. pmc Mortality and cancer in relation to ABO blood group phenotypes in the Golestan Cohort Study
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Med 13:8. 2015
    ..No large population-based study has explored this association with overall and cause-specific mortality...
  21. pmc Prevalence, awareness and risk factors of hypertension in a large cohort of Iranian adult population
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hypertens 31:1364-71; discussion 1371. 2013
    ..We performed this cross-sectional analysis on data from the Golestan Cohort Study (GCS)...
  22. pmc Diabetes mellitus and its correlates in an Iranian adult population
    Asieh Golozar
    Digestive Disease Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e26725. 2011
    ..1; 95% CI: 1.8, 2.4). These findings emphasize the importance of improving DM awareness, improving general living conditions, and early lifestyle modifications in diabetes prevention...
  23. ncbi A cross-sectional study of cardiovascular disease and associated factors
    Farhad Islami
    Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, United States
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:255-9. 2011
    ..Data on risk factors of CVD in this country are limited. The presented study investigated risk factors of self-reported CVD within the Polish- Norwegian Study (PONS)...
  24. doi Contact with ruminants is associated with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk
    Dariush Nasrollahzadeh
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 17177, Sweden Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 136:1468-74. 2015
    ..99 (1.35-2.93) which after exclusion of contact with ruminants was not significant (OR for contact only with canine: 3.18, 95% CI: 0.73-13.17). These results add to the evidence that contact with ruminants may increase the risk of ESCC...
  25. doi Opium use: an emerging risk factor for cancer?
    Farin Kamangar
    Department of Public Health Analysis, School of Community Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 15:e69-77. 2014
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  26. pmc High-temperature beverages and foods and esophageal cancer risk--a systematic review
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 125:491-524. 2009
    ..Future studies will require standardized strategies that allow for combining data and results should be reported by histological subtypes of EC...
  27. doi Oesophageal cancer in Golestan Province, a high-incidence area in northern Iran - a review
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14117 Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cancer 45:3156-65. 2009
    ..An ongoing cohort study in this area is an important resource for studying some of these factors and also for confirming the previously found associations...
  28. pmc Extremely high Tp53 mutation load in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Golestan Province, Iran
    Behnoush Abedi-Ardekani
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e29488. 2011
    ..We have analyzed TP53 mutation patterns in tumors from this high-risk geographic area in search of clues to the mutagenic processes involved in causing ESCC...
  29. pmc Socio-economic status and oesophageal cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in a high-risk area
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Epidemiol 38:978-88. 2009
    ..We examined a wide range of SES indicators to investigate the association between different SES components and risk of OSCC in the region...
  30. pmc Variations of gastric corpus microbiota are associated with early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and squamous dysplasia
    Dariush Nasrollahzadeh
    1 Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 17177, Sweden 2 Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Sci Rep 5:8820. 2015
    ..011). No such difference was observed between mid-esophagitis and healthy controls. This study is the first to show that composition of gastric corpus mucosal microbiota differs in early ESCC and ESD from healthy esophagus. ..
  31. pmc Heart Disease Is Associated With Anthropometric Indices and Change in Body Size Perception Over the Life Course: The Golestan Cohort Study
    Vaani P Garg
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Heart 10:245-254.e1. 2015
    ..Cardiovascular disease and obesity are now becoming leading causes of morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries...
  32. doi Food preparation methods, drinking water source, and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in the high-risk area of Golestan, Northeast Iran
    Asieh Golozar
    aDigestive Disease Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran bGolestan Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran cDivision of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda dDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health eSchool of Community Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland fThe Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA gMedical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden hGenetic Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 25:123-9. 2016
    ..47 (1.22-1.78). Our results suggest roles for red meat intake, drinking water source, and food preparation methods in ESCC, even after adjusting for a large number of potential confounders. ..
  33. doi Cardiovascular disease mortality and years of life lost attributable to non-optimal systolic blood pressure and hypertension in northeastern Iran
    Sadaf G Sepanlou
    Digestive Disease Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 18:144-52. 2015
    ..The aim of the current study was to estimate the avertable CVD mortality in the setting of Golestan Cohort Study (GCS)...
  34. doi Serum hyaluronic acid and laminin as potential tumor markers for upper gastrointestinal cancers
    Karim Aghcheli
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Intern Med 23:58-64. 2012
    ..However, little data on the use of serum hyaluronic acid and laminin levels for early detection of esophageal and gastric cancers are available...
  35. pmc Multimorbidity: Epidemiology and Risk Factors in the Golestan Cohort Study, Iran: A Cross-Sectional Analysis
    Batoul Ahmadi
    From the Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences BA, Tehran, Iran Digestive Disease Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences MA, AM, MB, FI, HP, AFS, AP, FK, As, RM, Tehran, Iran Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences MA, MB, HP, MHD, AFS, AP, As, RM, Tehran, Iran Department of Human Ecology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences MA, Tehran, Iran Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences MY, Tehran, Iran Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society FI, Atlanta, California 92037
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e2756. 2016
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  36. pmc Multiplex H. pylori Serology and Risk of Gastric Cardia and Noncardia Adenocarcinomas
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Res 75:4876-83. 2015
    ..This latter result was unexpected and should be retested in other populations...
  37. pmc Prediagnostic serum levels of inflammatory biomarkers are correlated with future development of lung and esophageal cancer
    Brieze R Keeley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Sci 105:1205-11. 2014
    ..This study provides the first direct evidence that multiple inflammatory biomarkers are coordinately elevated in future lung and esophageal cancer patients 2 or more years before cancer diagnosis...
  38. pmc Serum ghrelin; a new surrogate marker of gastric mucosal alterations in upper gastrointestinal carcinogenesis
    Alireza Sadjadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningn, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e74440. 2013
    ..We examined the association between ghrelin and gastroesophageal cancers and atrophic gastritis in a population-based setting...
  39. pmc Verbal autopsy: reliability and validity estimates for causes of death in the Golestan Cohort Study in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 5:e11183. 2010
    ..We tested the reliability and validity of a VA questionnaire developed for a cohort study in Golestan Province in northeastern Iran...
  40. doi Dietary intake of benzo(a)pyrene and risk of esophageal cancer in north of Iran
    Roya Hakami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr Cancer 60:216-21. 2008
    ..Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons might, along with other risk factors, contribute to the high risk of ESCC in Golestan...
  41. ncbi Prevalence of esophageal cancer risk factors among Turkmen and non-Turkmen ethnic groups in a high incidence area in Iran
    Haji Amin Marjani
    Medical Genetics Department, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Pajoohesh Blvd, Km 17 Tehran Karaj Highway, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 13:111-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the role of environmental factors versus genetic background by using the above concept, we have compared the prevalence of known risk factors for ESCC among Turkmen and non-Turkmen ESCC cases...
  42. pmc Helicobacter pylori and esophageal cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:329-38. 2008
    ..pylori colonization and risk of EAC. The prominent decline of H. pylori colonization in the past few decades may be partly responsible for the recent increase in EAC incidence in Western countries...
  43. pmc Renal function and risk factors of moderate to severe chronic kidney disease in Golestan Province, northeast of Iran
    Iraj Najafi
    Nephrology Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 5:e14216. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate prevalence of moderate to severe CKD and its risk factors in the region...
  44. doi Errors in systematic reviews: an example of computed tomography screening for lung cancer
    Rowena Yip
    aInstitute for Translational Epidemiology bTisch Cancer Institute cDepartment of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA dDepartment of Diagnostic Imaging, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China eInternational Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 23:43-8. 2014
    ..A process that allows for a thorough checking of data included in systematic reviews should be established. ..
  45. pmc Gastric cancer: descriptive epidemiology, risk factors, screening, and prevention
    Parisa Karimi
    Authors Affiliations Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Public Health Analysis, School of Community Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York and Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:700-13. 2014
    ..Serologic markers and histological precursor lesions of gastric cancer and early detection of gastric cancer using these markers are reviewed. Finally, we discuss prevention strategies and provide suggestions for further research...
  46. doi Coeliac disease in autoimmune liver disease: a cross-sectional study and a systematic review
    Foroozandeh Mirzaagha
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Kargar Street, 14117 Tehran, Iran
    Dig Liver Dis 42:620-3. 2010
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  47. doi Diagnostic yield of EUS-guided FNA for malignant biliary stricture: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anahita Sadeghi
    Liver and Pancreatobiliary Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Gastrointest Endosc 83:290-298.e1. 2016
    ..EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) is increasingly being used for tissue diagnosis of extrahepatic biliary strictures. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic yield of EUS-FNA in malignant biliary strictures...
  48. pmc Secondhand Smoking and the Risk of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a High Incidence Region, Kashmir, India: A Case-control-observational Study
    Rumaisa Rafiq
    From the Department of Biochemistry, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal RR, IAS, GAB, NAD Department of Radiation Oncology, SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, JK, India MML Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA FI Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran FI and The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY PB
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e2340. 2016
    ..We found an indication of increased risk of ESCC associated with exposure to SHS. Studies with larger numbers of SHS-exposed never tobacco users are required to further examine this association. ..
  49. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of tobacco use and prostate cancer mortality and incidence in prospective cohort studies
    Farhad Islami
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur Urol 66:1054-64. 2014
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