Distinct breast cancer characteristics between screen- and self-detected breast cancers recorded in the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry

Takayuki Iwamoto, Hiraku Kumamaru, Hiroaki Miyata, Ai Tomotaki, Naoki Niikura, Masaaki Kawai, Keisei Anan, Naoki Hayashi, Shinobu Masuda, Koichiro Tsugawa, Kenjiro Aogi, Takanori Ishida, Hideji Masuoka, Kotaro Iijima, Junji Matsuoka, Hiroyoshi Doihara, Takayuki Kinoshita, Seigo Nakamura, Yutaka Tokuda

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The rate of breast cancer screening for women of all ages in Japan is increasing. However, little is known about the biological differences between screen- and self-detected tumors. We used data from the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry (JBCR), a nationwide registry of newly diagnosed breast cancer cases in Japan, to investigate patients diagnosed between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2011. We compared the clinicopathological features of tumors and assessed yearly trends regarding the proportion of screen-detected cases during the study period. We found that 31.8 % (65,358/205,544) of cancers were detected by screening. Asymptomatic tumors detected by screening (asymptomatic) were more likely to have favorable prognostic features than those that were self-detected (ductal carcinoma in situ [DCIS]: 19.8 versus 4.1 %, node-negative: 77.0 versus 61.6 %, and estrogen receptor-positive [ER+]: 82.0 versus 72.9 %, respectively). All these findings were statistically significant (p 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-494
Number of pages10
JournalBreast Cancer Research and Treatment
Volume156
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2016

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Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Early Detection of Cancer
Estrogen Receptors

Keywords

  • DCIS
  • Estrogen receptor
  • Japanese Breast Cancer Registry
  • Screening
  • Yearly trend

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  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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Distinct breast cancer characteristics between screen- and self-detected breast cancers recorded in the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry. / Iwamoto, Takayuki; Kumamaru, Hiraku; Miyata, Hiroaki; Tomotaki, Ai; Niikura, Naoki; Kawai, Masaaki; Anan, Keisei; Hayashi, Naoki; Masuda, Shinobu; Tsugawa, Koichiro; Aogi, Kenjiro; Ishida, Takanori; Masuoka, Hideji; Iijima, Kotaro; Matsuoka, Junji; Doihara, Hiroyoshi; Kinoshita, Takayuki; Nakamura, Seigo; Tokuda, Yutaka.

In: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, Vol. 156, No. 3, 01.04.2016, p. 485-494.

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Iwamoto, T, Kumamaru, H, Miyata, H, Tomotaki, A, Niikura, N, Kawai, M, Anan, K, Hayashi, N, Masuda, S, Tsugawa, K, Aogi, K, Ishida, T, Masuoka, H, Iijima, K, Matsuoka, J, Doihara, H, Kinoshita, T, Nakamura, S & Tokuda, Y 2016, 'Distinct breast cancer characteristics between screen- and self-detected breast cancers recorded in the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry', Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol. 156, no. 3, pp. 485-494. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-016-3770-7
Iwamoto, Takayuki ; Kumamaru, Hiraku ; Miyata, Hiroaki ; Tomotaki, Ai ; Niikura, Naoki ; Kawai, Masaaki ; Anan, Keisei ; Hayashi, Naoki ; Masuda, Shinobu ; Tsugawa, Koichiro ; Aogi, Kenjiro ; Ishida, Takanori ; Masuoka, Hideji ; Iijima, Kotaro ; Matsuoka, Junji ; Doihara, Hiroyoshi ; Kinoshita, Takayuki ; Nakamura, Seigo ; Tokuda, Yutaka. / Distinct breast cancer characteristics between screen- and self-detected breast cancers recorded in the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry. In: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2016 ; Vol. 156, No. 3. pp. 485-494.
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