Malignant pathology of the breast

Specialty of Mastology

The main malignant pathology of the breast is breast cancer, besides being one of the biggest health problems in the developed world. It is the leading cause of cancer death in women. The most common diagnosis age is between 45 and 65 years old. There are certain risk factors that can influence: age between the aforementioned, having relatives with a history of breast cancer, breast density on mammography (if more dense there is more risk), hormonal factors (high levels of estrogen), reproductive, and also environmental or external factors, such as hormone replacement treatments in menopause, some toxic (alcohol and tobacco) or high-calorie diets.

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