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Title: Prostate cancer in Amazon native Indian: a case report
Authors: Lima-Junior, Mário M. de
Lima, Mário Maciel de
Granja, Fabiana
Affilliation: Hospital Coronel Mota. Departamento de Urologia. Boa Vista, RR, Brasil
Hospital Coronel Mota. Departamento de Urologia. Boa Vista, RR, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Roraima. Centro de Pesquisa em Biodversidade. Boa Vista, RR, Brasil
Abstract: Background: Prostate cancer is highly prevalent worldwide and its incidence shows marked disparities between different countries and races. Age, race/ethnicity, and family history are the strongest known risk factors for this neoplasm. The aim of the present report is to describe the clinical and prostatic characteristics in Amazon Indian men, belonging to the Yanomami ethnic group, which is one of the few indigenous groups in which incidence and prevalence rates of prostate cancer are the lowest in the world.
Keywords: Brazil
Health of Indigenous Peoples
Indians, South American
Prostatic Neoplasms
Keywords: Região Norte
Região Amazônica
DeCS: Brasil
Saúde de Populações Indígenas
Índios Sul-Americanos
Neoplasias da Próstata
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Federação Asiática de Ciências Farmacêuticas
Citation: LIMA-JUNIOR, Mário M. de; LIMA, Mário Maciel de; GRANJA, Fabiana. Prostate cancer in Amazon native Indian: a case report. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology & Innovation, v. 2, n. 6, p. 1-5, 2014
Copyright: open access
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