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CARRION PENALVER, Reyna Esther; CASTELLANOS CARMENATE, Teresa; PEREZ SALINAS, Lisbet  and  GUERO MARTIN, Raiza. Incidence of some social factors in breast cancer increase. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.298-303. ISSN 1029-3019.

An observational, descriptive and longitudinal study of 95 patients (90 women and 5 men), assisted in the Breast Service of "Conrado Benítez" Teaching Provincial Cancer Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, was carried out from January, 2014 to February, 2015, aimed at determining the social factors that impact in the increase of breast cancer and, from that time on, elaborate a proposal of actions that allow the promotion and education for health. Some qualitative techniques were implemented that allowed to know the experiences, attitudes, thoughts and reflections of the expert participants. It was observed that most of the patients (67.4%) ignored everything related to the activities of health promotion developed by the masses organizations, as well as the poor performance of the family doctors in this sense

Keywords : breast cancer; social factors; health promotion; educational activity.

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