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General questions about intraductal papillomas.
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|6/14/2011||my mothers breast examination showed the following results: Sections of the entire speciment show representations of cores of mature fibrofatty stroma, in which benign epithelial elements are present comprising of both duct and lobular tissue. There is conspicuous stromal sclerosis accompanied by periductal elastotic change. all the cores of tissue submitted contain a malignant tumour infiltrate comprising invasive mammary adenocarcinoma. No dystrophic calcification. No widespread coagulative tumour necrosis and of note no neoplastic glands formation are noted.|
What is the progronis or what are likely to be the next steps?
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|6/14/2011||Unfortunately, your mother, per biopsy, has breast cancer. Fortunately she has a daughter like you as her advocate! Seek treatment at an NCI Comprehensive Breast Center where she will be examined and evalauted by breast cancer experts, including a breast surgical oncologist, a radiation oncologist, a plastic reconstructive surgeon and a medical oncologist. Treatment of breast cancer is complex, multi specialty and multi disciplinary. We would be happy to see her @ JH Breast Center. Call Shelia @ 443-287-BRST (2778). Best wishes!|
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