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Glossary: stage IIB breast cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

stage IIB breast cancer

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Stage II breast cancer is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIB, (1) the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 5 centimeters and has spread to the axillary (under the arm) lymph nodes; or (2) the tumor is larger than 5 centimeters but has not spread to the axillary lymph nodes.



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