locally advanced breast cancer


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locally advanced breast cancer

Abbreviation: LABC.
Breast cancer that has spread to neighboring tissues but has not widely metastasized. LABC includes large primary tumors (greater than 5 cm in size), tumors that have spread to the skin, inflammatory breast cancer, and tumors that have spread to multiple axillary lymph nodes.
See also: breast cancer
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CONCLUSION: From present study it can be concluded that there is significant increase in operability and survival in our small series of locally advanced breast cancer with sequential anthracyclinedocetaxel tailored Neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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