نجدة يونس عبدالله وحيد
  • prevalence study of breast cancer in female age berween 20 and 30
  • This study is to assess the prevalence of breast cancer in patients below 40 years of age (20y and 30 ) as 
    comparing with patients above age of 40. The most frequent malignancy among women is breast cancer, 
    and increase incidence of breast cancer in women aged between 20y-30y have been in the last few years. 
    Increase incidence can be explained partly due to early detection of cancer in young age group but other 
    risk factors cannot be ruled out. This study includes the histopathology of the tumor in the two above 
    groups, behavior of the tumor, metastasis to other sites, survival rates and risk factors. This study is to 
    prove the increased number of breast cancer below age of 40 years and type of cancer behavior that is the 
    tumor is more aggressive invasive with early metastasis and poor Survival rate. One hundred cases of 
    breast cancer were collected in Nineveh city between 2018-2020. Twelve patients out of 100 patients 
    women aged between 22-39 years and 88 patients’ aged between 40-79 years old, all 100 patients 
    diagnosed for the first time during examination by screening tools (ultrasound, mammography and MRI if 
    needed), proved by histopathology , all of them underwent mastectomy except one female patient aged 22 
    years beyond surgical treatment.

  • PDF