Pure mucinous carcinoma of the breast Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous
  • Breast Neoplasms

abstract

  • Pure mucinous carcinoma of the breast has a favorable prognosis. Tumor size does not appear to impact survival, perhaps because the volume of mucin overestimates tumor burden. The number of involved axillary lymph nodes was the only significant predictor of death from disease.

publication date

  • April 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2003.12.039

PubMed ID

  • 15041505

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 528

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 187

number

  • 4