Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Breast Cancer Stage 2a

Breast Cancer Stage 2A
Any one of the following qualifies as stage 2A disease:

  • No tumor is found in the breast, but cancer is found in the axillary lymph nodes, under the arm
  • Breast tumor is no larger than 2 centimeters and has spread to the axillary lymph nodes
  • Breast tumor is between 2 and 5 centimeters, but has not spread to the axillary lymph nodes

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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