The Research Priorities of the Cancer Research Center, SBMU






Cancer Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology of different cancers
  • Important factors associated with improved overall survival (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cancer
  • Cancer genetics




Novel Treatments and Medical Devices in Cancer


  • Intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT)
  • Electrostatics
  • Electrochemotherapy
  • Drug-based treatments
  • Cell therapy
  • Genomics




Social Determinants of Health and Palliative Care


  • Psychological, economic, cultural and racial determinants of health
  • Geographical, regional, national and global determinants of health
  • Palliative care and innovative palliative modalities



Health Technology Assessment, Cost-Effectiveness, Efficiency ,Cheapening of Services, and Classification

  • Health technology assessment
  • Cost-effectiveness of cancer diagnostics
  • Cost-effectiveness of cancer treatment modalities
  • Cost-effectiveness of cancer monitoring methods
  • Efficiency and cheapening of services
  • Classification of health services
  • Mapping cancers in Iran based on the genomic and proteomic features




Community-Oriented Effectiveness of Treatment Modalities and Nutritional Interventions for Different Cancers

  • Gynecological cancers
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Brain tumors
  • Other cancers
  • Nutrition in cancer
  • Nutrition in cancer genetics


Cancer Diagnosis

  • Molecular and biological determinants
  • Cellular determinants
  • Clinical determinants
  • Prognostic determinants
  • Predictive determinants


Genetic, Epigenetic, Transcriptomic, Proteomic and Immunological Factors affecting Survival in Cancer

  • Genomic determinants in cancer
  • Epigenetic determinants of cancer
  • Proteomic determinants of cancer
  • Transcriptomic determinants in cancer
  • Survival in cancer