*Corresponding author:Nikolay Yu Klimov, Department of Urology, Andrology and Sexology, Krasnoyarsk State Medical University,KGBU “Krasnoyarsk Regional Clinical Oncology Clinic named after AI. Kryzhanovsky, Russia
Received: August 10, 2018; Published: August 24, 2018
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One of the most common oncological diseases in men is prostate cancer (PC). According to the frequency of occurrence among the causes of cancer death in men, it ranks second to bronchogenic lung carcinoma . During the last 30 years, the incidence of prostate cancer increased significantly worldwide. Moreover, a change of the existing paradigm takes place at the present moment, according to which prostate cancer is highly androgen-dependent disease .
Objective: To establish the most common somatotype of patients with prostate cancer (PC) according to the index of Tanner and Rees-Eysenck body index.
a. To carry out anthropometry;
b. To compare the incidence of somatotype identified by Tanner and Rees-Eysenck indices in the group of patients with PC and healthy men of the same age;
c. To determine the Quetelet index in patients with prostate cancer and healthy men.