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          VOLUME 39 / ISSUE 4


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7 - The comparison of tumor size, metastasis of axillary lymph nodes, pericapsular invasion, perineural invasion and lymphatic invasion in breast cancer with invasive ductal carcinoma

Canan Tanık, Serap Gözel, Damlanur Sakız, Nedim Polat Fevziye Kabukçuoğlu, Öznur Aksakal, H.Orhan Kızılkaya

Objective: The aim of this study is to compare prognostic parameters of breast cancer.

Study Design: In this study 73 patients, with age variation between 35 - 33 years, to whom modified radical mastectomy was applied were examined. Pathologic diagnosis of these patients was invasive ductal carcinoma. The tumor size, status of axillary nodes, pericapsular invasion, perineural invasion and vascular I lymphatic invasion were reexamined. In statistical analysis of the data, Kruskal Wallis and Mann Whitney u tests were used.

Results and Conclusion: There was significant statistical relation between tumor size and metastasis of axillary lymph nodes, the number of metastatic axillary lymph nodes and pericapsular invasion, perineural invasion and lymphatic invasion.

Keywords: Meme kanseri, prognostik parametreler.

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