Blurry boundaries: Do epithelial borderline lesions of the breast and ductal carcinoma in situ have similar rates of subsequent invasive cancer? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Carcinoma, Lobular
  • Hyperplasia

abstract

  • When compared with DCIS, borderline lesions do not demonstrate lower rates of IBE or invasive IBE. Despite "borderline" histology, a 5 year IBE rate of 7.7 % and an invasive IBE rate of 6.5 % suggest that the risk of future carcinoma is significant and similar to that of DCIS.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3833840

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-012-2719-2

PubMed ID

  • 23161115

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1302

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 20

number

  • 4