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The Natural History of Human Breast Cancer

  • M. Tubiana
  • A. J. Valleron
  • E. Malaise

Abstract

Breast carcinoma stands out for its broad spectrum of clinical behaviour, ranging from that of a highly aggressive neoplasm which disseminates shortly after diagnosis and causes death rapidly to that of a virtually chronic disease, compatible with many decades of survival even when initial therapy has failed to eradicate the cancer.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Primary Tumor Breast Carcinoma Human Breast Cancer Doubling Time 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tubiana
    • 1
  • A. J. Valleron
    • 1
  • E. Malaise
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Gustave RoussyVillejuifFrance

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