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68

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Breast Cancer - Early-Stage

(STAGES I AND II)

, Version 1.2016

Treatment options

6

Endocrine therapy

Treatment options

Chart 6.1 Endocrine therapy guide for hormone receptor-positive cancer

Size of breast tumor

Size of lymph node tumors

Do I need endocrine therapy?

0.5 cm or smaller

No tumors

Consider endocrine therapy

Tiny (≤2.0 mm) tumors

Yes

Larger than .5 cm

None or tiny (≤2.0 mm) tumors

Yes

Any size

Larger than 2.0 mm

Yes