REVIEW: BREAST CANCER IN SAUDI ARABIA: MOLECULAR GENETICS AS INITIAL DIAGNOSIS
Dr. Ahmed Omar Babalghith*
The breast cancer is mainly common cancer in Saudi Arabia. Moreover, is estimated that in near future the incidence will increase and mortality rate will reach 160%. Therefore, this review to contribute in the early detection of breast cancer among using sophisticated techniques. In conclusion, gene mutations regarding breast cancer are promising field in Saudi Arabia. Although there are several studies done, but still epidemiological complementary and comprehensive
study is desirable to concentrate on the gene mutations that found significantly positive in Saudi community. Particularly, some studies done confirmed that Saudi women were very interesting in testing breast cancer genetically to avoid the late stage of the disease and early detection of the disease may lead to good prognosis.
Keywords: Saudi Arabia, Breast Cancer, Molecular Genetics, Gene, Mutation.
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