Assessing the risk of recurrence in breast cancer

James N. Ingle

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Abstract

The article by Tandon et al.1 in this issue of the Journal highlights one of the most important areas of research in clinical oncology today — the search for better means of predicting the risk of a recurrence in women after local and regional treatment of breast cancer that appears to be localized. The population of women to whom such information is directly applicable is large; an estimated 150,000 women will be given a diagnosis of breast cancer in 1990 (Silverberg E: personal communication), and about half will have disease that is apparently confined to the breast, with no axillary-lymph-node …

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-331
Number of pages3
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume322
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1990

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  • Medicine(all)

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