%T Clinical, sociodemographic and epidemiological profile of woman with breast cancer
%A Magalhães, Gabriela
%A Brandão-Souza, Camila
%A Matos, Jéssica Carvalho de
%A Fustinoni, Suzete Maria
%A Schirmer, Janine
%J Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online
%N 2
%P 473-479
%V 9
%D 2017
%K Breast neoplasms
%@ 2175-5361
%> http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-53487-8
%X 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.
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