Title: Carcinoma Breast- A Relationship between the Tumor Size, Number of Lymph Nodes and Metastasis
Authors: Man Singh Bairwa, Ganpat Singh Choudhary, Bharti Saraswat
Background: World-wide breast cancer is the most frequent type of cancer among females with increasing incidence.
Methods: This study was retrospective and prospective both. Total 40 Female patients of Breast cancer, from all age group admitted in Department of Surgery, Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur were included.
Results: As the average size of the breast tumor increased, so did the average number of axillary lymph nodes both clinically as well as Histopathologically positive for metastasis. Conversely more the number of axillary lymph nodes (both clinically and histopathological) larger was the size of the tumor.
Conclusion: The study contains 40 cases of breast carcinoma and it reveals that as the size of breast tumor increases, so does the average lymph node number increases.(both clinically and Histopathologically positive for metastasis).
Keywords: Breast Carcinoma, Histopathologically Positive, Metastasis.