The severity, outcome and challenges of breast cancer in Nigeria.

@article{Adesunkanmi2006TheSO,
  title={The severity, outcome and challenges of breast cancer in Nigeria.},
  author={Abdul Rashid Kayode Adesunkanmi and Oladejo Olukayode Lawal and Kayode Adebowale Adelusola and M A Durosimi},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={399-409}
}
Breast cancer is a very common disease in Nigeria. It is often associated with a poor prognosis for a variety of reasons. This study was designed to investigate the challenges, severity, outcome and factors influencing the outcome of the management of breast cancer in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital with a view to finding ways to improve the current dismal outlook for patients with the disease. The clinical records of patients seen with breast cancer over an 8-year period (1996-2003) in the two… CONTINUE READING
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