Analysis of Cholesterol Level in Liver Cancer, Breast Cancer and Prostat Cancer

Erviani Zuhriah, Uleng Bahrun, Ruland DN Pakasi Clinical Pathology Departement, Medical Faculty of Hasanuddin University Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital, Makassar Abstract Cancer is a disease with highest mortality rate in the world, reported in 2005, 13% of people died from cancer and 70% occured in poor and developing countries. According to WHO in 2003, the top of cancer in the world are lung cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer and breast cancer. Cholesterol contributed to membrane structure, and suggested that cholesterol plays an important role in pathobiology endogenous tumour. The aim of the study was to determine the levels of cholesterol and its relationship with malignancy, especially liver cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer. Cross sectional study was conducted during the period of January to December 2009 with was cholesterol test results in patients with liver cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer in Medical Record Installation at dr.Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital. Data were analyzed and processed by chi square test. We found that, the age ranged of all three malignancies found in 27-72 years, more at an advanced stage and cholesterol levels were in the range of normal values (liver, breast and prostate cancer were 170.3 ± 67.9, 181, 9 ± 40.8, 165.6 ± 75.8 respectively). The Conclusion of this study was a statistically significant relationship between cholesterol levels with liver cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer in which the cholesterol level in each third of this malignancy were at a normal value range Keywords: cholesterol, liver cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer

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