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Poster lunch

1383 - No change in mean age of diagnosis of breast cancer during 30 years from 1981 to 2011 in north east of Iran, Report of six thousand patients (61P)

Date

18 Nov 2017

Session

Poster lunch

Presenters

Maryam Salehi

Citation

Annals of Oncology (2017) 28 (suppl_10): x16-x24. 10.1093/annonc/mdx655

Authors

M. Salehi1, S. Shahidsales2, M. Seilaniantousi3, G. Noferesti1

Author affiliations

  • 1 Community Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, 00 - Mashhad/IR
  • 2 -, OMID Hospital Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, 9176613775 - Mashhad/IR
  • 3 Cancer Research Center, OMID Hospital Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, 9176613775 - Mashhad/IR
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Abstract 1383

Background

Patterns of breast cancer differ greatly between Asian and Western countries and this study aimed to evaluate the age at the time of diagnosis of breast cancer and it’s probably changes in distribution among patients during 30 years

Methods

This cross-sectional study was conducted in Mashhad, Iran from 1981 until 2011. The data of 6274 breast cancer patients were obtained from case records. The duration of study was categorized into three periods: 1981-1990, 1991-2000 and 2001-2011. SPSS software was used for analyses.

Results

Mean age at the time of diagnosis was 49.07 ± 12.07 years (male: 56.48 ± 14.14, female: 48.8 ±12.01, p 

Conclusions

Breast cancer occurs in Iranian women at least one decade younger than in women in developed countries. We found no change in mean age of diagnosis of breast cancer during these 30 years from 1981 to 2011.

Clinical trial identification

N/A

Legal entity responsible for the study

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Funding

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Disclosure

All authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

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