Prognostic evaluation in node-positive breast carcinoma: stage versus growth rate.

Abstract

The range in survival time in operable node-positive breast carcinoma is considerable. Postoperative management is thus dependent on accurate prognostic assessment. This involves the choice of relevant prognostic factors. Theoretically these should include measurements of both stage and growth rate. In a series of 96 cases it is demonstrated that the… (More)

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@article{Hartveit1984PrognosticEI, title={Prognostic evaluation in node-positive breast carcinoma: stage versus growth rate.}, author={F M Hartveit and Stein Istre Thoresen and Bj\orn Ove Maehle}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1984}, volume={71 6}, pages={463-5} }