Epidemiology of Ca Mammae Using Surveillance Data in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia


Breast cancer is the 2nd most popular type of cancer with the highest percentage of new cases in the world with 2,093,876 sufferers (12.3% of the total cancer cases in the world). It is estimated that around 2.1 million women in the world suffer from breast cancer every year, of which around 627,000 women die from breast cancer. This study uses various data from the Indonesian government bodies. Data on breast cancer cases was obtained from the Southeast Sulawesi Provincial Health Office and the Bahteramas Hospital from 2017 to 2020. The data was the annual health profile published by the Bahteramas Hospital, Southeast Sulawesi Province. The findings were presented in a figure format. The conclusion is that most breast cancer patients are over the age of 30 years with a distribution that tends to increase every year. The prevalence of breast cancer cases from 2017 to 2020 has significantly increased, not only in the number of cases but also the death rate was also increasing.

Keywords: Ca Mammae, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia

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