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Invasive lobular carcinoma

Invasive lobular carcinoma: Introduction

Invasive lobular carcinoma: Invasive lobular carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) and then invades surrounding tissues. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Invasive lobular carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Invasive lobular carcinoma

  • An area of thickening in part of the breast
  • A new area of fullness or swelling in the breast
  • A change in the texture or appearance of the skin overlying the breast, such as dimpling or thickening
  • An inward-turning nipple (nipple retraction)
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Invasive lobular carcinoma

  • Treatment of ILC consists of surgery and additional (adjuvant) therapy, which may include chemotherapy, radiation and hormone therapy
  • Surgical treatment of the breast and axilla
  • more treatments...»

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Invasive lobular carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Invasive lobular carcinoma

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Misdiagnosis and Invasive lobular carcinoma

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Prognosis for Invasive lobular carcinoma

Prognosis for Invasive lobular carcinoma: Survival in breast cancer depends on multiple social, biologic, and independent patient factors. Tumor size clearly is associated with higher mortality. Lesions greater than 5.0 cm were associated with a 50-60% 20-year survival rate compared to those less than 1 cm, which had a 93-98% 20-year survival rate.

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More information about Invasive lobular carcinoma

  1. Invasive lobular carcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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