Correlation of educational status and clinicopathological characteristics of breast cancer: a single center experience

Sarici F., BABACAN T., Buyukhatipoglu H., Balakan O., SEVER A. R., KERTMEN N., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.21, no.4, pp.826-831, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.826-831
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Educational status may be an important parameter in assessing breast cancer risk and prognosis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between the level of education and clinicopathological characteristics of breast cancer, including tumor grade, HER-2 and estrogen receptor (ER) status, tumor size, axillary lymph node involvement and metastasis.