Comparison of prognosis and clinical features between synchronous bilateral and unilateral breast cancers

Karakas Y., KERTMEN N., LAÇİN Ş., Aslan A., DEMİR M., ATEŞ Ö., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.22, no.3, pp.623-627, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.623-627
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The clinical significance of synchronous bilateral breast cancer (SBBC) is unclear and its influence on prognosis is controversial. Our study objective was to determine the epidemiological features, tumor characteristics, and prognosis of SBBC in comparison with those of unilateral breast cancer (UBC).