A clinic-pathological prospective study of operable carcinoma breast in our institution

Ahila Muthuselvi, M (2014) A clinic-pathological prospective study of operable carcinoma breast in our institution. Masters thesis, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.


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INTRODUCTION: Cancer breast is the leading cause of site specific cancer related death next to cancer cervix for women aged 20-59 years. Early diagnosis and treatment will reduce the morbidity and mortality of the disease and thus it prolongs the survival of the patient .The patient clinically presented in the late stage of disease, due to the lack of knowledge and the ignorance of the patient. Now due to the routine screening mammography in women done after 50 years, it reduces the mortality 0f about 33%. By self breast examination 50-75 % of cancer can be detected easily. I made an attempt to study about operable carcinoma breast in various aspects. AIM AND OBJECTIVES: To study the various type of clinical and pathological patterns of presentation of operable carcinoma breast in Government Royapettah Hospital. To decide the institutional treatment protocol and to minimize the breast mutilation surgery. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A prospective study conducted in 50 patient, those are all admitted in Government Royapettah hospital from January 2013 to November 2013.Detailed history, clinical examination, investigation done to arrive a final diagnosis and plan treatment according to the stage. RESULTS: 50 patients of patients were studied during the study period, the average age of occurrence of operable carcinoma breast is 48.54 years. One patient having positive family history. Mostly occurring in patient with early menarche. Lump (100%) is the most commonest presentation. 98% of the studied patient having IDL as HPE report . In my study population 56 % of them in stage II disease. CONCLUSION: The incidence of operable carcinoma breast is more common among middle aged groups. The most commonest presenting compliant is lump and most commonest histopathological type is infiltrating ductal carcinoma. Multimodality modality manage is the optimum treatment adopted. Routine screening mammography and by the health awareness programme carcinoma breast, now-a days, detected at an earlier stage.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Operable carcinoma breast ; self breast examination ; breast conservation surgery ; sentinel node biopsy ; multy modality management.
Subjects: MEDICAL > General Surgery
Depositing User: Devi S
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2018 17:12
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2018 17:16
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/8603

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