Incidence of breast cancer in Italy: Mastectomies and quadrantectomies performed between 2000 and 2005

Prisco Piscitelli, Antonio Santoriello, Franco M. Buonaguro, Massimo Di Maio, Giovanni Iolascon, Francesca Gimigliano, Alessandra Marinelli, Alessandro Distante, Giuseppe Serravezza, Emiliano Sordi, Katia Cagossi, Fabrizio Artioli, Michele Santangelo, Alfredo Fucito, Raffaele Gimigliano, Maria Luisa Brandi, Massimo Crespi, Antoni Giordano

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Abstract

Objectives. We aimed to determine the incidence of women's breast cancer in Italy without using statistical approximations. Methods. We analyzed the national hospitalizations database at the Ministry of Health to calculate the number of major surgeries in Italian women (mastectomies and quadrantectomies) due to breast cancer between 2000 and 2005, overall and by age groups (

Original languageEnglish
Article number86
JournalJournal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Medicine(all)

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    Piscitelli, P., Santoriello, A., Buonaguro, F. M., Di Maio, M., Iolascon, G., Gimigliano, F., Marinelli, A., Distante, A., Serravezza, G., Sordi, E., Cagossi, K., Artioli, F., Santangelo, M., Fucito, A., Gimigliano, R., Brandi, M. L., Crespi, M., & Giordano, A. (2009). Incidence of breast cancer in Italy: Mastectomies and quadrantectomies performed between 2000 and 2005. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research, 28(1), [86]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-9966-28-86