Evaluation of Patients with Synchronous Bilateral Breast Cancer

Tiken E. E., Gunaldi M., Okuturlar Y., Tuna S.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.16, pp.45-47, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


Objective: Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. The incidence of bilateral breast cancer is 2%-11%. Synchronous bilateral breast cancer is uncommon (1%-2%). Bilateral breast cancer has worse prognosis than unilateral cancer. The aim of the retrospective study was to evaluate the incidence and demographic features of synchronous bilateral breast cancer patients in our hospital.