Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Breast Cancer Stage 3b

Breast Cancer Stage 3B
Cancer may be any size and must have both of the following:

  • Breast cancer has spread to tissues near the breast such as the chest wall, ribs, or muscles of the chest
  • Breast cancer may have spread to lymph nodes within the breast or under the arm

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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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