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Title: Jurnal Medical Aradean (Arad Medical Journal)
Abbreviated title: J. Med. Ar.
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1224-3744
e-ISSN: 2067-7790

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STATISTICAL COMPARISONS OF GYNECOLOGIC CANCER AGE GROUPS IN THE OB-GYN DEPARTMENT OF THE ARAD COUNTY HOSPITAL DURING THE 2000-2004 PERIOD PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dascau V., Furau G., Paiusan L., Radu A., Furau C.   
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Article Title:STATISTICAL COMPARISONS OF GYNECOLOGIC CANCER AGE GROUPS IN THE OB-GYN DEPARTMENT OF THE ARAD COUNTY HOSPITAL DURING THE 2000-2004 PERIOD
Authors:Daşcău Voicu1*, Furău Gheorghe1, Păiuşan Lucian2, Radu Adriana2, Furău Cristian1, Para Cristina3, Stănescu Casiana4, Onel Cristina1, Ulgut Corina5
Affiliation:1”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Faculty of Medicine, Ob-Gyn Department, Romania
2”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Faculty of Medicine, Anatomopathology Department, Romania
3”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine Department, Romania
4”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Faculty of Medicine, Anatomy Department, Romania
5Clinical County Emergency Hospital, Anatomopathology Department, Arad, Romania
Abstract:The purpose of this study is to statistically compare the mean ages of the patients with gynecologic cancer in our hospital during the 2000-2004 interval. The data was collected from the Histopathology Exams (HPE) registers. During the five year period, a number of 619 gynecological cancers were diagnosed in our hospital by the anatomopathology department: 367 cervical cancers (59.29%), 191 uterine cancers (30.86%), 50 ovarian cancers (8.08%), and 11 vulvar cancers (1.78%); the histological specimens were obtained from biopsies and/or surgery. The mean ages were 53.66±13.29 years for cervical cancer (age range 23-86 years), 61.41±8.82 years for uterine cancer (age range 38-82 years), 54.44±13.84 years for ovarian cancer (age range 21-77 years); vulvar cancer (age range 53-77 years) did not have a normal distribution of the cases. The age groups with the most patients were: 41-50 years for cervical cancer (104 cases or 28.34%), 51-60 years for uterine cancer (81 cases or 42.41%), 51-60 and 61-70 years for ovarian cancer (14 cases or 28% each), and 61-70 years for vulvar cancer (4 cases or 36.36%). After performing Student’s test, the statistically significant difference was cervical cancer vs uterine cancer(p<0.05). The mean ages of different cancer types in uor study are similar to those in literature.
Keywords:cervical cancer, uterine cancer, vulvar cancer, ovarian cancer, vaginal cancer, statistical significance, Student’s t-test
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