Journal Article
. 2010 Jul;34(10).
doi: 10.1007/s00268-010-0683-1.

Is breast cancer the same disease in Asian and Western countries?

Stanley P L Leong 1 Zhen-Zhou Shen  Tse-Jia Liu  Gaurav Agarwal  Tomoo Tajima  Nam-Sun Paik  Kerstin Sandelin  Anna Derossis  Hiram Cody  William D Foulkes  
  • PMID: 20607258
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  •     146 citations


Unlabelled: A mini-symposium was held in Montreal, Canada, at the International Surgical Week for the Breast Surgical International in 2007 addressing the question whether breast cancer is the same disease in Asian and Western countries. Numerous investigators from Asian and Western countries presented the epidemiologic and clinical outcome data of women with breast cancer. Although there are significant similarities, the striking difference is that the peak age for breast cancer is between 40 and 50 years in the Asian countries, whereas the peak age in the Western countries is between 60 and 70 years. Also, the incidence of breast cancer in Asia is rising and is associated with increased mortality. In the West, although the incidence is increasing, the mortality rate is definitely decreasing. Future prospective data collection from Asian and Western countries may provide further interesting epidemiologic and outcome data regarding the outcome of women with breast cancer from Asian and Western countries.

Background: Whether breast cancer is the same disease in Asian and Western countries was the topic of a 2007 Breast Surgery International symposium at International Surgical Week.

Methods: Participating investigators from China, Taiwan, India, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Canada, and the United States were asked beforehand to provide data on the epidemiology and treatment outcome of women in their countries.

Results: Comparisons of the epidemiologic and clinical outcome data of women with breast cancer showed significant similarities, but the striking difference is that the peak age is between 40 and 50 years in Asian countries, but is between 60 and 70 years in Western countries. The incidence of breast cancer in Asia is rising and is associated with increased mortality. In the West, although the incidence is also increasing, the mortality rate is definitely decreasing.

Discussion: Future prospective data collection from Asian and Western countries may provide further interesting epidemiologic and outcome data regarding the outcome of women with breast cancer from Asian and Western countries.

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The Nordic SentiMag trial: a comparison of super paramagnetic iron oxide (SPIO) nanoparticles versus Tc(99) and patent blue in the detection of sentinel node (SN) in patients with breast cancer and a meta-analysis of earlier studies.
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BMC Public Health, 2017 Jan 29; 17(1). PMID: 28129762    Free PMC article.
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Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press), 2017 Feb 09; 9. PMID: 28176935    Free PMC article.
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Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 2017 Feb 28; 18(1). PMID: 28240012    Free PMC article.
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