Prostate cancer – statistical analysis data in a 5 year period in Shtip, Republic of North Macedonia

Zhu Jihe, Arsovska Blagica, Kozovska Kristina
2020 World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews  
The prostate is a small gland that lies beneath the bladder and is present only in men. Prostate cancer, one of the most common malignancies that occurs in men over 50 years old. More than 95% of prostatic tumors are adenocarcinomas. For the purposes of this paper was used data from the Institute for Public Health -Shtip, Republic of North Macedonia in the period of 2014 to 2018. The results shows that the total number of patients with prostate cancer for this period of 5 years is 1578. The
more » ... common age of prostate changes is between the ages of 65 -74, but a large number of individuals are also noticed between the ages of 45 and 64. In 2014 most of the cases are at age group of 55 to 65 with 121patients, also in 2015 this age group is most affected with 135 patients. In 2016 there is a large percentage of new cases between the ages of 65-74 or 166. Analysis of the newly discovered cases in 2017 shows the highest number of new cases between the ages of 65-74. In 2018 there is no significant difference, 166 newly discovered between the ages of 65-74 which is also the age group with the most cases in the entire 5 year study period. In Macedonia, about 1250 new cases of prostate cancer are discovered per year.
doi:10.30574/wjarr.2020.6.1.0083 fatcat:s4srf3jymbdalpto7cns47pzgu