Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Recurrence After Mastectomy

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Recurrence After Mastectomy

Clinical Breast Cancer
Researchers have been collecting data for years regarding what are the risk factors for recurrence after mastectomy. More than what is listed will be found and proven- especially markers on tumor cells and specific cell types and so on- but this type of research can better inform us on who needs additional therapy after mastectomy more so than perhaps others. No surprises here and this quite crucial as relapses up to and beyond ten years after mastectomy are not unheard of even in some early stage breast cancers after mastectomy. An earlier blog discussed the issue of close margins- I refer you to that

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