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July-December 2017| Vol 27| Issue 2

Original Article

Assessment of some biomarkers of inflammation in breast cancer patients in Benin City, Nigeria

Introduction: Inflammation has been shown to play a major role in the pathogenesis of most malignancies including breast cancer. The inflammatory basis of breast cancer has not been evaluated...


Original Article

Cervical cancer: Risk factors and uptake of screening among expectant mothers in Abakaliki

Context: cancer remains the most common reason for death from gynaecological malignancy in Nigeria while screening remains opportunistic. Pregnancy provides a veritable ample opportunity for ...


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Prostatic adenocarcinoma and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia: A tale of the autopsy model in a Nigerian tertiary hospital

Introduction: The frequency of clinical prostatic adenocarcinoma and high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) in a certain population could be similar to the prevalent model of ...


Original Article

Hysterosalpingographic findings in women with infertility in Awka, Anambra State, South-East Nigeria

Background: Infertility is a major concern among couples in our environment. Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a radiological procedure used to investigate women with infertility. It can be used...


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The pattern and outcome of surgical acute abdomen at a Nigerian tertiary hospital

Background: Surgical acute abdomen is one of the most common causes of admission into the surgical emergency room. It is a sudden onset of abdominal disease condition which requires immediate...


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