Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 17th, 2006
Study 1: Breast tumors lying posteriorly may be at increased risk of occult spread outside axillary lymph nodes.
According to a recent report, researchers in Switzerland conducted a study "to assess the influence of tumor location on axillary lymph node involvement (ALNI) and prognosis in breast cancer by evaluating the significance of the sagittal/horizontal alignment. We compared 57 patients with superficially located breast carcinomas up to 3.0 cm with patients having lesions in posterior planes of the breast. Both groups were matched according to...
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