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Title: 

INCIDENCE OF INCIDENTAL PROSTATE CANCER

Type: PAPER
Author(s): FALAHATKAR S.*,ATRKAR Z.,ASKARI A.
 
 *GILAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
 
Name of Seminar: CONGREH ANJOMAN UROLOGY IRAN
Type of Seminar:  CONGRESS
Sponsor:  ANJOMAN OROLOGY
Date:  2005Volume 8
 
 
Abstract: 

PURPOSE: PROSTATE CANCER IS THE SECOND MOST COMMON MALE CANCER. SOMETIMES INCIDENTAL PROSTATIC CANCER REVEALS DURING BENIGN PROSTATIC HUPERPLASIA (BPH) SURGERY. WE DETERMINED THE INCIDENCE OF INCIDENTAL PROSTATE CANCER IN MEN PRESENTING WITH BPH.
MATERIALS & METHODS: FROM 2000 THROUGH 2001, PATHOLOGIC RESULTS AND SOME OTHER INFORMATION OF 1398 PATIENTS, 43 TO 91 YEARS OLD (MEAN 67.8) WERE ASSESSED.
ADENO CARCINOMA OF PROSTATE REVEALED IN 7'S OF THE PATIENTS (5.4%). MEAN AGE IN PROSTATE CANCER GROUP WAS 69.4±8.3 YEARS. CIGARETTE SMOKING WAS DETECTED IN 66.7% OF THIS GROUP. HISTOLOGIC REPOT WAS WELL DIFFERENTIATED IN 62.3% AND MODERATELY DIFFERENTIATED IN 37.7% OF SPECIMENS. MEAN PSA LEVEL WAS 8.2±7 MG/ML IN CANCER GROUP AND 2.6±4 IN BPH GROUP.
CONCLUSIONS: IN THIS STUDY THE INCIDENCE OF INCIDENTAL PROSTATE CANCER IN MEN PRESENTING WITH CLINICALLY BPH WAS 5.4% THAT IS SIMILAR TO OTHER REPORTS.

 
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