Pattern of spread and progression in relation to the characteristics of the primary tumour in human breast cancer.

@article{Kamby1991PatternOS,
  title={Pattern of spread and progression in relation to the characteristics of the primary tumour in human breast cancer.},
  author={Claus Kamby and J{\o}rn Andersen and Bent Ejlertsen and N. E. Birkler and Lars Rytter and Karin Zedeler and Carsten Rose},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          301-8
        }
}
Characteristics of primary breast tumours were related to the extent of dissemination, the anatomical location of metastases, and the rate of progression in 863 patients with recurrent breast cancer. The following features were examined: tumour laterality, location within the breast, size, invasion of skin or fascia, presence of residual cancer tissue (RCT) in the mastectomy specimen, and number of positive lymph nodes. Increasing tumour size, increasing number of nodes, and the presence of… CONTINUE READING

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