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Title: Outcome of Pharmacological Management of women with breast cancer in a selected tertiary care hospital
Researcher: Daisy, P A
Guide(s): Naik Nagappa, Anantha
Keywords: Breast cancer
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacological Management
Upload Date: 7-Jun-2013
University: Manipal University
Completed Date: 20/03/2012
Abstract: A prospective, evaluative, observational, follow up study was carried out on and#8213;Outcome of Pharmacological Management of Women with Breast Cancer in a Selected Tertiary Care Hospital.and#8214; The study was conducted in fulfillment for the award of doctor of Philosophy degree in pharmacy at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University. The objective of the study was to explore the outcomes of pharmacological management of breast cancer in a tertiary care hospital in Udupi district of South Karnataka. An interview cum survey approach was used to collect the data. The study was conducted in the wards and day care centre of Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Manipal after obtaining ethical clearance from institutional ethical committee (vide research tool used was socio- demographic proforma and EORTC-QLQ C 30 version 3 and EORTC QLQ-BR23. Major findings of the study: The age of participants varied from 25-73 years, (mean age 47.23, SD=9.7).Out of 303 women, 53% were premenopausal and the rest of them were post menopausal. From 303 subjects studied 274 (90.4%) were married and cohabiting with their spouses and others were unmarried, widowed or separated. The economic background was categorized in to 3 classes as low income group (INRlt5000/M), middle income group (INR-5000-10000/M) and high income group (INR gt10000/M). The distribution of socio-economic status was low for 50.8% subjects, medium for 34% and high for 15.2 % of subjects. The educational qualification ranged from primary education and less 32.4%, 50.5% with 5th -10th class and 16.9 % college education. The stage wise distribution of breast cancer was stage I (2.6%), stage II (39.6%), stage III (39.6%) and stage IV (14.9%). Hormone responsiveness of tumors was found to be 57% as ER +ve.
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Appears in Departments:Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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