Retrospective and prospective study of prostate cancer for a period of five years
Keywords:Prostate cancer (PC), High grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia(HGPIN), Benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH), Gleason grade, Gleason score
Early detection and management of prostate cancer (PC) is an important public health problem in all industrialized countries, where the relative rate of the elderly population is rapidly increasing. Aim is to study the lesions of prostate during a five year period to identify the incidence of malignant conditions.The present study was undertaken in the Upgraded department of pathology, King George Hospital, Andhra medical college for a period of five years from January 2002 to December 2006A total of 340 cases evaluated , 277(81.47%) were benign, 11(3.23%) were premalignant and 52 (15.29%) malignant lesions. The ratio of benign to malignant lesions were 5.5: 1 Benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostrate carcinoma were the two principal condition that involve the prostrate and account for majority of all prostrate diseases. The most common incidence of Prostatic carcinoma was in 7th decade (50%), with a mean age of 66years.In prostatic adenocarcinoma Gleason grade-3, Gleason score -7 were most commonly encountered. Direct spread from bladder carcinoma is the most common type of secondaries in prostate.
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