Is Prostate Cancer in Kenya the Most Aggressive in Africa? A Mortality Audit
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Introduction and Objective: In Kenya, prostate can- cer is one of the most aggressive diseases ranking only second to esophageal cancer, with an estimated age-specifi c mortality rate of 11.7. However, other than a decade-old data on clinical presentation of prostate cancer in Kenya, local studies on outcomes are limited. We aimed to determine the incidence of prostate cancer-specifi c death in Kenya in the 21st century at Kenya’s largest referral hospital. Materials and Methods: One hundred patients with prostate cancer were reviewed from January 2013 to January 2014. Th e age, clinical presentation, PSA, radiological fi ndings, Gleason’s score and outcomes….