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The majority of patients presenting with breast disease
at the University Hospital of the West Indies are young
women with clinically benign disease. A low prevalence
of clinically significant premalignant disease
supports the need for improved breast cancer screening
in the population.
Objective: To describe the clinicopathologic profile of breast disease in Jamaica.
A 30-year review of lung cancers from Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, shows a progressive shift in the distribution of histological subtypes, mirroring similar trends that have been documented worldwide.