Hepatic staging in operable breast cancer: a reappraisal from a prospective study.

A consecutive series of 100 patients affected by breast cancer and referred for surgical treatment were studied for the eventual spread of the tumour to the liver (echography, carcinoembryonic antigen [CEA], hepatic enzymes). Hepatic echography was positive in five cases: two also had bone and skin metastases at the time of diagnosis, and one was a case of… CONTINUE READING