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Epidemiological and Histopathological Profile of Prostate Cancer in Conakry

Introduction: Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer. The aim of this work was to analyze the evolution of the epidemiological and histopathological profile of prostate cancer in the urology department at the Ignace Deen National Hospital in Conakry. Materials and methods: This was a descriptive retrospective study in 10 years, from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2020. The data was collected from records available in the archives of the Ignace National Hospital Deen of Conakry. Results: 963 cases of prostate cancer were collected, representing 75% of urogenital cancers. We have observed a constant annual growth of cases, with an annual average of 96 cases. The mean age of the patients was 67 ± 13.56 years, with extremes of [47 - 102 years]. Farmers were the most affected with 36.3% of cases; 9.9% of patients (n=92) were smokers. Patients consulted more often with a delay of more than 12 months. Prostatic adenocarcinoma was the most found histological type with 99.8% of cases. More than half of the patients (62%) had a Gleason score of 3+3 (ISUP 1). Conclusion: Prostate cancer remains frequent representing the first urological cancer in Conakry. Prostatic adenocarcinoma is the main histological type. This study encountered difficulties related to the lack of a reliable data collection system.

Prostate Cancer, Conakry, Frenquency, Farmers, Adenocarcinoma

Diallo Thierno Mamadou Oury, Bah Mamadou Bissiriou, Cissé Demba, Agossou Ahouéfa Diodirine, Bah Mamadou Diawo, et al. (2023). Epidemiological and Histopathological Profile of Prostate Cancer in Conakry. Cancer Research Journal, 11(4), 122-126.

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