Journal of Molecular Oncology Research

Short Communication - Journal of Molecular Oncology Research (2020) Volume 4, Issue 5

Breast Cancer in Mexico, a Reality that is Increasing

Breast Cancer (CaMa) is a malignant disease, in which the accelerated, disorderly and uncontrolled proliferation of cells belonging to different tissues of the mammary gland, such as the cells of the epithelium of the ducts or breast lobules, which form a tumor, which invades neighboring tissues and metastasizes to distant organs of the body [1]. In Latin America, CaMa is the most common cancer, with 152,059 cases diagnosed annually in women and men. In addition, the incidence at the regional level is 47.2%, the highest in southern countries, mainly Argentina and Uruguay, where the figures are similar to developed countries where there are 71.2 and 69.7 deaths per 100,000 women, respectively [2].

Author(s): Ortega Jimenez Mayra del Carmen, Garcia Rodriguez Deysi Emilia, Ortega Jimenez Marcela

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