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  • Updated: 11/14/2014

Table 1. Tumor Location and Related Histologic Subtype

Tumor Location  Histologic Subtype 
NOS = not otherwise specified.
Carcinoma, NOS
DuctalIntraductal (in situ)
Invasive with predominant component
Invasive, NOS
Comedo
Inflammatory
Medullary with lymphocytic infiltrate
Mucinous (colloid)
Papillary
Scirrhous
Tubular
Other
LobularInvasive with predominant in situ component
Invasive [2]
NipplePaget disease, NOS
Paget disease with intraductal carcinoma
Paget disease with invasive ductal carcinoma
OtherUndifferentiated carcinoma
Metaplastic

References

  1. Yeatman TJ, Cantor AB, Smith TJ, et al.: Tumor biology of infiltrating lobular carcinoma. Implications for management. Ann Surg 222 (4): 549-59; discussion 559-61, 1995.  [PUBMED Abstract]