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MASTALGIA

  • COMMON – can be up to 60% - 70%

  • 5% OF CANCER PATIENTS HAVE PAIN

  • 2.7% OF MASTALGIA PATIENTS ARE DIAGNOSED OF HAVING A CANCER

  • TRUE MASTALGIA OR REFERRED PAIN

  • TRUE – BREAST SWELLING AND NODULARITY. CAN RESOLVE SPONTANEOUSLY IN 20 – 40%. But recur

  • DIFFERENTIATING CYCLICAL AND NON CYCLICAL NOT IMPORTANT AS TREATMENT IS IDENTICAL

  • CAUSE UNKNOWN. Excess prolactin, estrogens and less progesterone OR increased receptor sensitivity to raised ratio of saturated fatty acids to essential fatty acids

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