stage IB breast cancer

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Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IB, small clusters of breast cancer cells (larger than 0.2 millimeter but not larger than 2 millimeters) are found in the lymph nodes and either: (1) no tumor is found in the breast; or (2) the tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage I breast cancer. In stage IA, the tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller and has not spread outside the breast. In stage IB, no tumor is found in the breast or the tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller. Small clusters of cancer cells (larger than 0.2 millimeter but not larger than 2 millimeters) are found in the lymph nodes.Cáncer de seno (mama) en estadio l. En el estadio IA, el tumor mide 2 cm o menos y no se ha diseminado fuera de la mama. En el estadio IB, no se encuentra tumor en la mama o este mide 2 cm o menos. Se encuentran grupos pequeños de células cancerosas en los ganglios linfáticos (mayores de 0,2 mm, pero menores de 2 mm).2010-08-28 Date last modified: 2012-10-02Breast Cancer TreatmentCáncer de seno (mama): Tratamiento