Breast cancer – statistical analysis data in a 5 year period in Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2019) Breast cancer – statistical analysis data in a 5 year period in Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), 18 (7). pp. 62-64. ISSN 2279-0853

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Abstract

Breast cancer is considered to be the most common malignant disease in women. Especially the last two decades, the incidence of breast cancer is on the rise. Breast cancer can occur on every area, but more commonly occurs in women over 50 years of age. This is the most common malignant neoplasm and the second most often in the lung cancer cause of cancer-associated mortality (16%) in women. For the purposes of this paper was used data from the Public health center for diseased breast cancer patients in the region of Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia, in the period 2014-2018, ie within 5 years. The results show that most patients with breast cancer were registered in 2015. The research was done on 80 women who were registered, at an average age of 57 years, the youngest being at the age of 20 and the oldest at the age of 97. Republic of North Macedonia is one of the few countries in Europe where cancer mortality has increased in the last 15 years, and breast cancer is among the most common causes of death.From the analysis of the Institute of Public Health, the most common cause of death in women from malignant neoplasms in the period from 2010 to 2017 is breast cancer. The mortality rate ranged from 30.0 in 2010 to 26.9 in 2017, while most deaths were recorded in 2016 with 32.7 per 100,000 women. The incidence of breast cancer is on the rise and every eighth woman is suffering from this severe illness.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2019 10:36
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2019 10:36
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/22276

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