Assessment of Effect of Lump Size and Nodal Status on Prognosis of Invasive Breast Carcinoma

Academia Journal of Surgery

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Title Assessment of Effect of Lump Size and Nodal Status on Prognosis of Invasive Breast Carcinoma
Creator C. Asha
S. Vijay Kumar
Subject Breast tumor
Lymph nodes
lump size
Description Background: Latest report on national cancer registry website in India suggest breast cancer to be leading cancer in females in a population based survey, surpassing cervical cancer, at both urban and rural locations across India. The present study was conducted to assess effect of lump size and nodal status on prognosis of invasive breast carcinoma. Subjects & Methods: The study was done in Department of General Surgery for a period of six months from September 2019 to February 2020 in a tertiary care hospital among 45 women with invasive breast carcinoma was recorded. In all patients, side and location of tumour and histological types, tumour size, histological grade, skin, nipple and areola invasion was recorded. Results: Group I had 6, II had 8, III had 4, IV had 5, V had 2, VI had 6, VII had 7, VIII had 3 and IX had 4 patients. Location was upper outer quadrant (22), upper inner quadrant (5), lower outer quadrant (4), lower inner quadrant (3), center quadrant (9) and multifocal tumour (2). The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: The size of the primary tumour and the number of positive lymph nodes has an inverse linear relationship with prognosis.
Publisher Dr. Sanket Hiware, College of Medicine and Health Science, DireDawa University, Ethiopia.
Date 2020-12-31
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Academia Journal of Surgery; Vol 3 No 2 (2020): July-December 2020; 52-55
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Author

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