Invasive lobular carcinoma

Common Name(s)

Invasive lobular carcinoma, Invasive lobular carcinoma, breast cancer

Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) is less common than invasive ductal carcinoma and accounts for about 1 in 10 cases of invasive breast cancers. ILC starts in the milk-producing glands, lobules, and can spread to other parts of the body if untreated.

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Breast Cancer Connections

We support people touched by breast or ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2014

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Breast Cancer Connections

We support people touched by breast or ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

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Last Updated: 22 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Invasive lobular carcinoma" returned 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lymphatic microvessels density, VEGF-C, and VEGFR-3 expression in 25 cases of breast invasive lobular carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Maria Ciobanu, Irina Anca Eremia, Stefania Crăiţoiu, C L Mărgăritescu, A Stepan, V Pătraşcu, C C Georgescu, Daniela Cernea, Daniela Dumitrescu

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2013 ;54(4):925-34.

 

Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) is the second most common type of invasive breast cancer, having distinct morphologically but also prognostic and therapeutic features. This type of breast cancer shows a higher rate of multiple metastases with a more frequent axillary-lymph-node involvement. ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2014

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Invasive ductal carcinoma with lobular features: a comparison study to invasive ductal and invasive lobular carcinomas of the breast.
 

Author(s): David P Arps, Patrick Healy, Lili Zhao, Celina G Kleer, Judy C Pang

Journal: Breast Cancer Res. Treat.. 2013 Apr;138(3):719-26.

 

Invasive ductal carcinoma with lobular features (IDC-L) is not recognized as a distinct subtype of breast cancer, and its clinicopathologic features and outcomes are unknown. In this retrospective study, we focused on characterization of clinicopathologic features and outcomes of ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2013

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Invasive lobular carcinoma arising in accessory breast tissue.
 

Author(s): Catriona Devine, Carol-Ann Courtney, Rahul Deb, Amit Agrawal

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Lobular carcinoma in accessory breast tissue is a rare occurrence. We present such a case in a 61-year-old woman.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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The terms "Invasive lobular carcinoma" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MRI compared to conventional diagnostic work-up in the detection and evaluation of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: a review of existing literature.
 

Author(s): Ritse M Mann, Yvonne L Hoogeveen, Johan G Blickman, Carla Boetes

Journal: Breast Cancer Res. Treat.. 2008 Jan;107(1):1-14.

 

The clinical diagnosis and management of invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of the breast presents difficulties. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been proposed as the imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of ILC. Small studies addressing different aspects of MRI in ILC have ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2007

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The diagnosis and management of pre-invasive breast disease: pathology of atypical lobular hyperplasia and lobular carcinoma in situ.
 

Author(s): Peter T Simpson, Theodora Gale, Laura G Fulford, Jorge S Reis-Filho, Sunil R Lakhani

Journal: Breast Cancer Res.. 2003 ;5(5):258-62.

 

The term lobular neoplasia refers to a spectrum of lesions featuring atypical lobular hyperplasia and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). The histopathological characteristics of these lesions are well documented. What is less well understood is the management implications of a patient ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2003

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[Invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast with a 10-year evolution].
 

Author(s): C R da Fonseca, M M Reis

Journal: Acta Med Port. 1995 Mar;8(3):157-9.

 

The authors present a case of an 82-year-old woman with on invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast (ILC) diagnosed ten years ago in a left axillary adenopathy. Physical and mammographic findings appeared as normal. Some considerations are made about the low incidence, the clinical ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 1995

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Intraoperative Imaging of Breast Cancer With Indocyanine Green
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma; Invasive Lobular Carcinoma; Ductal Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2014

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Caloric Restriction in Treating Patients With Stage 0-I Breast Cancer Undergoing Surgery and Radiation Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ductal Breast Carcinoma in Situ; Invasive Ductal Breast Carcinoma; Invasive Lobular Breast Carcinoma; Lobular Breast Carcinoma in Situ; Recurrent Breast Cancer; Stage IA Breast Cancer; Stage IB Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2014

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"Phase II Study of PET Guided Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (NAC) and Oncotype Guided Hormonal Therapy of Breast Cancer"
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infiltrating Duct and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ; Invasive Lobular Breast Carcinoma; Inflammatory Breast Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2012

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