stage I breast cancer

The tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller and has not spread outside the breast.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • stage III breast cancer — Stage III is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB. In stage IIIA breast cancer, the cancer (1) is smaller than 5 centimeters (2 inches) and has spread to the lymph nodes in the armpit, which have grown into each other or into other structures and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIB breast cancer — Stage III breast cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIB, the cancer may be any size, has spread to tissues near the breast (the skin or chest wall, including the ribs and muscles in the chest), and may have spread to… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIC breast cancer — Stage III breast cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIC, cancer has spread to lymph nodes beneath the collarbone and near the neck; and may have spread to lymph nodes within the breast or under the arm and to tissues… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIA breast cancer — Stage II breast cancer is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIA, (1) no tumor is found in the breast, but cancer is found in the axillary (under the arm) lymph nodes; or (2) the tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller and has spread to the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIA breast cancer — Stage III breast cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIA, (1) no tumor is found in the breast, but cancer is found in axillary (under the arm) lymph nodes that are attached to each other or to other structures; or (2)… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIB breast cancer — Stage II breast cancer is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIB, (1) the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 5 centimeters and has spread to the axillary (under the arm) lymph nodes; or (2) the tumor is larger than 5… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II breast cancer — Stage II is divided into stage IIA and stage IIB based on tumor size and whether it has spread to the axillary lymph nodes (the lymph nodes under the arm). In stage IIA, the cancer is either no larger than 2 centimeters and has spread to the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV breast cancer — Cancer has spread to other organs of the body, most often the bones, lungs, liver, or brain …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage 0 breast carcinoma in situ — In stage 0, abnormal cells are found in the breast. There are 2 types of stage 0: ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). DCIS is a noninvasive, precancerous condition in which abnormal cells are found in the lining… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Breast cancer — Classification and external resources Mammograms showing a normal breast (left) and a cancerous breast (right). ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia


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