"Carcinoma, Lobular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5%-10% of breast tumors in most series. It is often an area of ill-defined thickening in the breast, in contrast to the dominant lump characteristic of ductal carcinoma. It is typically composed of small cells in a linear arrangement with a tendency to grow around ducts and lobules. There is likelihood of axillary nodal involvement with metastasis to meningeal and serosal surfaces. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1205)
- Carcinoma, Lobular
- Carcinomas, Lobular
- Lobular Carcinoma
- Lobular Carcinomas
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