Clinical and Pathological Design of Breast Cancer Presentation in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore.
Objective: The main aim of this study was to find the presentations of breast cancer on the basis of clinical and pathological features.
Place and duration of study: This study was carried out in a duration of 9 months from February 2018 to October 2018 in Sir Ganga Ram hospital Lahore.
Materials and Methods: A total of 500 patients with breast cancer were selected for the study in which either surgery had been performed or who were referred for the radiotherapy or chemotherapy. All the relevant investigations were done and staging was done using triple assessment. ER, PR HER2 Neu receptors were also assessed. Informed consent was taken from all the patients or their relatives. Ethical committee approval was taken. Data was collected using pre-designed questionnaire.
Results: A total of 500 patients were selected in which the mean age ranged between 25 to 80 years. Highest incidence of breast cancer was seen in the patients between the age group of 40 to 50 years) 57%). Stage III and IV advanced tumors were seen in 64% of the patients. Most common type seen was invasive ductal carcinoma 93%. On histopathology grade II tumor was seen in majority of the patients about 55%.
Conclusion: Our study shows that during 40 to 50 years of age, highest incidence of breast cancer is seen and invasive ductal carcinoma is the commonest type and cases with advance stage disease are more common.
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