Lobular Breast Cancer Can Be Managed as Ductal Cancer

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Breast Cancer Surgery

Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of the breast can be treated with breast conserving surgery (BCT), as is invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), without greater future risk of radical surgical treatment or additional surgeries, according to a new study. Published in the June 15, 2006 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study reveals that when compared to ductal carcinoma, which is far more common, there is no difference in the success rate of

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