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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Bay Area Cancer Connections

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

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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No Stomach For Cancer

Our mission is to support research and united the caring power of people worldwide affected by stomach cancer. We advance awareness and education about stomach cancer, including Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC), provide a support network for affected families, and support research for screening, early detection, treatment, and prevention of stomach cancer.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2016

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Bay Area Cancer Connections

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

http://www.bcconnections.org

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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No Stomach For Cancer

Our mission is to support research and united the caring power of people worldwide affected by stomach cancer. We advance awareness and education about stomach cancer, including Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC), provide a support network for affected families, and support research for screening, early detection, treatment, and prevention of stomach cancer.

http://www.nostomachforcancer.org

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2016

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Invasive lobular carcinoma" returned 84 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison of 18F-FDG PET/CT for Systemic Staging of Newly Diagnosed Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Versus Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Molly P Hogan, Debra A Goldman, Brittany Dashevsky, Christopher C Riedl, Mithat Gönen, Joseph R Osborne, Maxine Jochelson, Clifford Hudis, Monica Morrow, Gary A Ulaner

Journal: J. Nucl. Med.. 2015 Nov;56(11):1674-80.

 

Although guidelines such as those of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network consider (18)F-FDG PET/CT for systemic staging of newly diagnosed stage III breast cancer patients, factors in addition to stage may influence the utility of PET/CT. Because invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2015

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An uncommon presentation of invasive lobular carcinoma of breast: An incidental finding after Cholecsytectomy.
 

Author(s): Saduman Adım Balaban, Elif Ülker Akyıldız, Nesrin Uğraş, Remzi Emiroğlu

Journal: Turk J Gastroenterol. 2014 Dec;25 Suppl 1():314-5.

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Metastatic nonpalpable invasive lobular breast carcinoma presenting as rectal stenosis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Tadatoshi Osaku, Hideaki Ogata, Shunsuke Magoshi, Yorichika Kubota, Fumi Saito, Shinsaku Kanazawa, Hironori Kaneko

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Invasive lobular carcinomas have an increased propensity for distant metastases, particularly to the peritoneum, ovaries, and uterus. In contrast, distant metastases of nonpalpable lobular carcinomas are extremely rare, and the causes of underlying symptoms of primary carcinomas remain ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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The terms "Invasive lobular carcinoma" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast: morphology, biomarkers and 'omics.
 

Author(s): Amy E McCart Reed, Jamie R Kutasovic, Sunil R Lakhani, Peter T Simpson

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Invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast is the most common 'special' morphological subtype of breast cancer, comprising up to 15% of all cases. Tumours are generally of a good prognostic phenotype, being low histological grade and low mitotic index, hormone receptor positive and ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2015

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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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Intraoperative Imaging of Breast Cancer With Indocyanine Green
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2016

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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: 11 Apr 2016

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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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