Pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) is defined as breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy or in the first postpartum year.
Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy affecting pregnant women.
It is estimated that one in 3,000 pregnant women is diagnosed with breast cancer and that up to 3% of all breast cancers are associated with pregnancy.
In general, breast cancer in young women is rare; the estimated incidence of breast cancer in women younger than 40 years of age was less than 4% in 2015 in the United States.
However, by definition, PABC occurs in women of reproductive age, and the average age of women with PABC is between 32 and 38 years of age.
The birth rate for women age 30 to 44 years has been steadily increasing in the past few decades, and as more women are delaying childbearing for various reasons, the incidence of PABC has risen and is expected to continue to rise.
As in non-PABC, the risk of PABC seems to be age related.
A large Canadian population cohort study using birth data from a national registry reported that PABC appeared to be more common among women with a first-term pregnancy occurring after the age of 35.
My name is Rodrigo Arrangoiz I am a breast surgeon/ thyroid surgeon / parathyroid surgeon / head and neck surgeon / surgical oncologist that works at Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology in Miami, Florida.
I was trained as a surgeon at Michigan State University from (2005 to 2010) where I was a chief resident in 2010. My surgical oncology and head and neck training was performed at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia from 2010 to 2012. At the same time I underwent a masters in science (Clinical research for health professionals) at the University of Drexel. Through the International Federation of Head and Neck Societies / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center I performed a two year head and neck surgery and oncology / endocrine fellowship that ended in 2016.
Mi nombre es Rodrigo Arrangoiz, soy cirujano oncólogo / cirujano de tumores de cabeza y cuello / cirujano endocrino que trabaja Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology en Miami, Florida.
Fui entrenado como cirujano en Michigan State University (2005 a 2010 ) donde fui jefe de residentes en 2010. Mi formación en oncología quirúrgica y e n tumores de cabeza y cuello se realizó en el Fox Chase Cancer Center en Filadelfia de 2010 a 2012. Al mismo tiempo, me sometí a una maestría en ciencias (investigación clínica para profesionales de la salud) en la Universidad de Drexel. A través de la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de Cabeza y Cuello / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center realicé una sub especialidad en cirugía de cabeza y cuello / cirugia endocrina de dos años que terminó en 2016.
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