How to Recognize Recurrent Breast Cancer

How to recognize recurrent breast cancer recurrence on a gross level

Patient is post-operation for breast cancer.

One day there is a palpable mass on the area of the operation.

The mass is usually hard solid with ill-defined border.

On excision, the gross characteristics consist of solid hard mass with ill-defined border and adherent to the surrounding tissue and on cut section, show gritty whitish solid mass.




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