@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},
 urn = {},
 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.},