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Ethnicity and prostate cancer in Southern Nigeria: A preliminary report

Monday K Sapira ; Ndubuisi Eke ; Alexander ME Nwofor

Nigerian Journal of Surgery, 01 January 2015, Vol.21(2), pp.96-101 [Tạp chí có phản biện]

ISSN: 1117-6806 ; E-ISSN: 2278-7100 ; DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.162590

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  • Nhan đề:
    Ethnicity and prostate cancer in Southern Nigeria: A preliminary report
  • Tác giả: Monday K Sapira ; Ndubuisi Eke ; Alexander ME Nwofor
  • Chủ đề: Ethnicity ; Prostate Cancer ; Southern Nigeria
  • Là 1 phần của: Nigerian Journal of Surgery, 01 January 2015, Vol.21(2), pp.96-101
  • Mô tả: Introduction: The natural history of prostate cancer varies among patients. The aim of this study is to detect any variations in clinical and pathological characteristics of the tumor in patients from different ethnic groups in Southern Nigeria. Patients and Methods: Consecutive patients who presented with features of prostatic diseases at the Urology Units of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, were evaluated prospectively with history, physical examination, and relevant investigations using a proforma. Data obtained were collated and analyzed statistically using the Chi-square test and Microsoft Excel. Results: Of 187 patients studied, 169 were analyzed. Eighty-six were Ibos, 31 Ijaws, 25 Ikwerres, and 12 Ogonis. Two were from each Etche, Urhobo, Opobo, and Effik; 4 from Andoni, and 3 Ibibio. Fifty-seven (66.3%) Ibos presented with the disease at higher ages (70–80 years) than 19 (61.3%) Ijaws and...
  • Ngôn ngữ: English
  • Số nhận dạng: ISSN: 1117-6806 ; E-ISSN: 2278-7100 ; DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.162590

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