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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80-81

Awareness among IGBO surgeons of prostatic carcinomas invading the rectum

1 Medical Foundation & Clinic, Enugu, Nigeria
2 Department of Surgery, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu, Nigeria
3 Attah Memorial Hospital (AMH), Aku, Nigeria

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W I B Onuigbo
Medical Foundation and Clinic, 8 Nsukka Lane, Box 1792, Enugu 400001
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Survey of the world literature indicates that the sermon preached to surgeons over the years kept on reminding them to be aware that prostatic carcinoma can invade the rectum. In sharp contrast, Igbo surgeons in both urban and rural practices have readily been recognizing this phenomenon throughout a period of 30 years.

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