Presentation of invasive cervical cancer in Bangladesh

Authors

  • Jannatul Ferdous Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Shirin Akter Begum Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Noor-E- Ferdous Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Qamrun Nahar Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Sayeda Fatema Khatun Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Sabera Khatun Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v6i1.29021

Keywords:

Cervical cancer, Bangladesh

Abstract

Background: Cervical cancer is a disease of significant worldwide morbidity and mortality. More than 85% of the disease occurs in developing countries. Bangladesh, like other developing countries faces a burden of the disease.

ObJec­tive: To find out the different way of presentation of invasive cervical cancer patients.

Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out in the Gynaecologic Oncology wing of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Bang­abandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) during 1st January 2007 to 30th April 2008. One hundred and four patients with invasive cervical cancer admitted in hospital were enrolled in the study by purposive sampling. All the infor­mation were collected in a pre-designed structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using statistical program SPSS version: 17.0. Frequency distributions were used to present the characteristics of the patients. Chi-square test was calcu­lated and the significant level was set at P<0.05.

Results: Maximum patients (60.6%) were in stage II. Majority of the patients (61.5%) presented with abnormal bleeding. Exophytic growth was found in the majority of the patients (71.2%). Squamous cell carcinoma was more (92.3%) in the majority of patients and adenocarcinoma was more in younger age group.

Conclusion: The status of the patients irJ this study reflects advanced stage of the disease at presentation and the peak incidence was observed in 36-45 years age group.

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Jannatul Ferdous, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka

 

 

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Published

2016-08-04

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Ferdous, J., Begum, S. A., Ferdous, N.-E.-., Nahar, Q., Khatun, S. F., & Khatun, S. (2016). Presentation of invasive cervical cancer in Bangladesh. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 6(1), 29–32. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v6i1.29021

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