Histological Subtype and Stage Study of Lung Cancers in Patients Referred to Radiotherapy and Oncology Department from Ahvaz Golestan Hospital for the duration of 2001-2011

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant professor of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Assistant professor of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

3 Medical Student, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.


Background: Lung cancer is the main leading cause of cancer deaths in men and the second leading cause of cancer death for women in worldwide. This study, explains the subtypes histological study of lung cancers in patients admitted to Ahvaz Golestan Hospital.
Material and methods: Data from the records of all patients with primary lung cancer that their disease was diag-nosed during the years of 2001 to 2011 were collected and coded to be analyzed by SPSS software version 20.
Result: Over the 11-year of study a total number of 483 lung cancer cases were identified. Of which, 13% were SCLC and 64.4% NSCLC. A total number of 141 of the patients were female and 372 male. The most common subtype among men was SCC while adenocarcinoma was the most frequent subtype among women. The mean age of pa-tients with SCLC, 63.16 years and in the case of NSCLC was 63 years.
Conclusion: The obtained results from this study showed that there was not a significant relationship for the pro-cess of changing in the subtype’s frequency, the male and female sex ratio as well as the mean age of patients.


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