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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


invasive lobular carcinoma  listen  (in-VAY-siv LAH-byoo-ler KAR-sih-NOH-muh)

  A type of invasive breast cancer that begins in the lobules (milk glands) of the breast and spreads to surrounding normal tissue. It can also spread through the blood and lymph systems to other parts of the body. Also called infiltrating lobular carcinoma.

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