Factors Affecting Breast Cancer Incidence in Murni Teguh Memorial Hospital Medan
Lubis, Namora Lumongga
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This type of research is analytic observational with case-control approach. The population in this study were all breast cancer patients in Murni Teguh Memorial Hospital in 2016 as many as 2536 cases. The sample of this research is a case that amounted to 50 respondents that all affected by breast cancer taken by purposive sampling and control of 50 respondents not cancer. This study was conducted at Murni Teguh Memorial Hospital with an estimated time of 8 weeks. The results showed that there was a correlation between age of menarche and incidence of breast cancer (p=0,003; OR=2,638 95% CI 0,735-9,644), there was parity correlation with incidence of breast cancer (p=<0.001; OR=5,3 95% CI 3,720-23,415), It is important to regularly eat foods that contain fiber. Avoid alcohol and cigarettes, control weight with a balanced diet and exercise, and use drugs or contraceptives should be with doctor’s instructions.