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The size of the breast cancer is measured at its widest point, usually in millimetres mm.
Tumor size is strongly related to prognosis.
Node-negative breast cancers from 2 cm to 5 cm in size are classified as stage ii , and smaller cancers, as stage i.
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Size of the Breast Cancer
Size is used to help determine the stage of the breast cancer. A small cancer can be aggressive while a larger cancer is not — or it could be the other way around.
To evaluate the best method in our center to measure preoperative tumor size in breast tumors, using as reference the tumor size in the postoperative surgical specimen. We compared physical examination vs.