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The role of information systems in cancer prevention

Navid Gooran Ourimi, Shima Amin Sharifi, Elham Maserat, Masoume Soltani, Seyed Reza Fatemi




In recent decades, there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of colorectal cancer in Iran, especially in patients less than 50 years old. A national colorectal cancer screening program is the best solution for identifying patients in high risk populations. The Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease of Shahid Beheshti University, M.C., in collaboration, with the Ministry of Health for the Islamic Republic of Iran set up in national screening program. The Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease designed the information network and semi-intelligent software for required to manage this program in Tehran (the capital of Iran), other provinces and centers providing colorectal cancer screening services.


Information system; Colorectal cancer; Prevention

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/ghfbb.v3i4.115