What are the NCCN guidelines for evaluation of women with clinical stage IIIA (T3, N1, M0) breast cancer?

Updated: Dec 27, 2019
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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For women with clinical stage lllA (T3, N1, M0) disease, tests to consider are as follows:

  • CBC
  • Comprehensive metabolic panel, including LFTs and alkaline phosphatase
  • Chest diagnostic CT with contrast
  • Abdominal ± pelvic diagnostic CT with contrast or MRI with contrast
  • Bone scan or sodium fluoride PET/CT (category 2B)
  • FDG PET/CT (optional)

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