medullary carcinoma of breast

medullary carcinoma of breast

a subtype of breast carcinoma composed of sheets of large epithelial cells surrounded by scant fibrous stroma; it is soft and well circumscribed and has a better prognosis than invasive ductal carcinoma.

medullary carcinoma of breast

A type of ductal carcinoma affecting women under age 50, which is more common in Japanese women and in those with BRCA1 mutation.

Prognosis
84% 10-year survival (vs ductal CA: 63% 10-year survival).

medullary carcinoma of breast

A type of ductal carcinoma affecting ♀ < age 50, said to be more common in Japanese ♀ Prognosis 84% 10-yr survival vs ductal CA, 63% 10-yr survival

med·ul·lar·y car·ci·no·ma of breast

(med'ŭ-lar'ē kahr'si-nō'mă brest)
A subtype of breast carcinoma composed of sheets of large epithelial cells surrounded by scant fibrous stroma; it is soft and well circumscribed and has a better prognosis than invasive ductal carcinoma.
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invasive ductal carcinoma (NOS) being the most common variety (69.56%); 13.04% were invasive lobular carcinoma, 4.34% were medullary carcinoma of breast and 8.69% were ductal carcinoma in situ.