@article { Magalhães2017,
title = {Clinical, sociodemographic and epidemiological profile of woman with breast cancer },
author = {Magalhães, Gabriela and Brandão-Souza, Camila and Matos, Jéssica Carvalho de and Fustinoni, Suzete Maria and Schirmer, Janine },
journal = {Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online },
number = {2 },
pages = {473-479 },
volume = {9 },
year = {2017 },
issn = {2175-5361 },
url = {http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-53487-8 },
abstract = {Objective: To describe the main clinical, therapeutic and epidemiological characteristics of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the Pérola Byington Hospital, between the years 2000 and 2006. Methods: This was a cross sectional study and quantitative nature. Data collection was performed using a structured form. Results: Most of the women were married, white, with low education, catholic and housewives. About 75% had at least one pregnancy, and 33.1% breastfed. Just over 30% had hormone replacement. Smokers were 14.7% and 2.7% were ex-smokers. The initial clinical staging of highest incidence are the II and III, representing together 66.5% of cases. Before the first consultation, 91.3% of women had no diagnosis of breast cancer and no prior treatment. Conclusion: Knowing the profile of women affected by breast cancer is essential for targeting of resources and decision-making.},