The influence of pathologic factors on breast cancer management.

  title={The influence of pathologic factors on breast cancer management.},
  author={Robert Hutter},
  volume={46 4 Suppl},
The pathologist routinely provides to the therapist data which are used in the management of breast cancer patients. Clinical as well as gross and microscopic examination provides information used for staging and treatment selection. Biologic neoplasia precedes the usual morphologic and cytologic changes that characterize precancer and in situ carcinoma to the pathologist. Minimal breast cancer, including in situ carcinoma and small (0.5 cm) infiltrating cancers, is now a recognized entity… CONTINUE READING

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