Assessment and designation of breast cancer stage

Leigh Neumayer, Rebecca K. Viscusi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


Staging of breast cancer is critical for making treatment decisions as well as for prognosis. Staging systems have evolved over time, and most providers caring for patients with breast cancer use American Joint Commission on Cancer staging. This chapter also provides a review of multicentric and multifocal characteristics of breast cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Breast
Subtitle of host publicationComprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9780323359559
StatePublished - 2018


  • Breast cancer
  • Breast neoplasm
  • Multicentric
  • Multifocal
  • Staging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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