The relationship between tumour size, nodal status and distant metastases: on the origins of breast cancer.

Abstract

BACKGROUND In patients with breast cancer, increasing tumour size at diagnosis is associated with an increased likelihood of axillary lymph node involvement and increased breast cancer-specific mortality. However, this relation is based on studies which combine all tumours smaller than 1.0 cm in a single category and all tumours larger than 5.0 cm in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10549-018-4796-9

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