Journal Title: تابستان 95 Article title: A Prevalence Rate and Prognostic Contributing Factors of Non-Melanoma Scalp Cancer due to Childhood Radiotherapy in Subjects Attending to Hazrat-e-Fatemeh Hospital between 2010 and 2015
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Article abstract: Introduction & Objective: Skin cancers are the most important types of malignancies. Identify of the risk factors can play a role in reducing the incidence of non melanoma cancer. This study was performed to determine the prevalence rate and contributing factors of prognosis in non-melanoma scalp cancer due to childhood radiotherapy in subjects attending to Hazrat-e-Fatemeh Hospital.
Materials & Methods: In this observational study that was performed as a cross-sectional comparative survey, 62 consecutive patients with non-melanoma scalp cancer due to childhood radiotherapy attending to Hazrat-e-Fatemeh Hospital between 2010 and 2015 were enrolled and the prevalence rate and prognostic contributing factors (including metastasis, recurrence, and mortality) for it were determined among them.
Results: The findings revealed that bad prognosis was present in 48 patients (77.4%). Higher age, male gender, negative family history, and presence of tumor with size larger than 2 centimeter were related to bad prognosis (P < 0.05).
Conclusions: According to the obtained results, it may be concluded that more than three-forth of subjects with non-melanoma scalp cancer due to childhood radiotherapy would have bad prognosis which is a multidimensional entity.