stage IIIA breast cancer


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Stage IIIA breast cancer is defined by either of the following: (1) the cancer is smaller than 5 centimeters and has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm, which have grown into each other or into other structures and are attached to them; (2) the cancer is larger than 5 centimeters and has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm.

Read more about stages of breast cancer.

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Audio contributed by: Marisa Weiss, M.D.

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