[Chronology of breast cancer using Gompertz' growth model].


The chronology of carcinoma of the breast based upon the size of the primary tumour and of its metastatic nodes in a simple exponential growth model leads to anomalies. The Gompertz model may be substituted for it in order to date the primary tumour and its metastases at the price of a hypothesis: the asymptotic size of the carcinoma. Its value has little… (More)