Multifocal breast cancer occurs when there are two or more tumors in the same breast. All of the tumors begin in one original tumor.
breast cancer Multifocal vs multicentric
Frequency and predictors of axillary lymph node metastases in invasive breast cancer. The many questions that surround multicentric and multifocal breast cancer. What is new in our understanding of multifocal breast cancer. Received Oct 2; Accepted Feb According to this, three types of curve are described.
Frequency of multifocal and multicentric breast cancer tumors
Risk factors that were significant on univariate analysis were evaluated. This study aims to analyze the clinical-pathological characteristics of multifocal and multicentric breast cancer MMBC in Chinese women. Alternatively, some studies use definitions based on the distance of uninvolved tissue between lesions [ 17—19 ]. Relation of local breast recurrence to multicentricity.