Breast cancer (breast) stage IIB. Definition

Medical Definition: Breast cancer (breast) stage IIB

Breast cancer (breast) Stage II is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIB, 1) the tumor is larger than two centimeters, but less than five centimeters and has spread to lymph nodes in the armpits (underarm), or 2) the tumor is larger than five centimeters, but has not spread to lymph nodes in the armpits.

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