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Br J Cancer. 1982 Mar; 45(3): 361–366.
PMCID: PMC2010939

A prognostic index in primary breast cancer.


From a multiple-regression analysis of prognostic factors and survival in a series of 387 patients with primary breast cancer, a prognostic index has been constructed, based on lymph-node stage, tumour size and pathological grade. This index is more discriminating than lymph-node stage alone, and enables a larger group of patients to be identified with a very poor prognosis.

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