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Survey Paper | Radiological Sciences | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018
The Prevalence of Prostate Cancer in Sudan
Abstract: The incidence of prostate cancer in the Sudan becomes the most public type among the Sudanese men. This study conducted to investigate the relationship between the age, region, and patient parent's relative and marital status in patients with histological proven prostatic cancer. A cross-sectional intended to investigate the prevalence of prostate cancer in this region. The sample magnitude was 1177 patients with age ranged between 25-109 years divided to six age groups, Sudan was divided geography to ten regions and one for foreigners. The study found that 661 (56%) of the 1177 patients had age group range from 65 to 79 years, the common states whose had a high incidence of prostate cancer were Khartoum 226 (19%), Kordofan 194 (17%), Darfur 157 (13.3%) and Northern 148 (13%) respectively. in addition to the results enumeration for this study which deals with the Frequency of marital status among prostatic cancer patients found 1160 (98.5%) were a married and also deals the frequency of patient parents relative found 1096 (93%) of the 1177 patients had relation from first and second generation. finally the study found from all total patients (1177) that 329 (28%) came to Radiation Isotopes Center of Khartoum (RICK) during 2010, 404 (34%) and 444 (38%) during 2011 and 2012 respectively. Older patients are more likely to have high-risk prostate cancer many researchers have reported a link between age and race with prostate cancer. Those agree with my study found the incidence increase with age more than 65 years and in Arabized men according to main region state if excluded Khartoum.
Keywords: prostate, radiation therapy, cancer, Sudan
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,
Pages: 102 - 104