Skip to search form Skip to main content. Her family history and past medical history were unremarkable. On arrival, a movable tumor 2 cm in diameter was palpated in the upper-outer-quadrant of the left breast.
Medullary carcinoma of the breast is an uncommon form of breast cancer. It is a type of invasive ductal carcinoma IDC and takes it name from its color, which is close to the color of brain tissue, or medulla. It starts in your milk ducts, with large cancer cells that look very different from healthy cells.
We examined a year-old premenopausal woman who had noticed a left-breast lump a month previously. She had no past history of malignancies but had a family history of breast and ovarian cancers. Her mother had suffered from ovarian cancer when aged 47 years and had died of the disease at age
This study analyzed the clinicopathologic characteristics of typical medullary breast carcinoma TMBC in a cohort of Chinese patients. We conducted a retrospective review of clinical data including general information, pathologic results, treatment regimens, and patient survival in cases of TMBC diagnosed between February and April Stage I and II disease accounted for
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Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Common as well as unusual, heretofore unmentioned histopathologic features observed in typical and atypical medullary breast cancers from patients enrolled in various stage I and II protocols of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Projects NSABP are presented. Both also demonstrated a similar, high proclivity to be aneuploid, and to lack estrogen and progesterone receptors and nodal metastases.
We're creating a new version of this page. See preview. Several studies have demonstrated that familial breast cancers associated with BRCA1 or BRCA2 germline mutations differ in their morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics.
Medullary carcinoma of the breast is a variant of breast cancer characterized by the histologic appearance of poorly differentiated cells surrounded by a prominent lymphoid stroma. Medullary carcinoma has been reported to carry a prognosis better than other invasive breast carcinomas, but it is frequently overdiagnosed due to the difficulty in diagnosis. The aim of this study was to assess the clinical manifestations and outcome of medullary carcinoma of the breast.