medullary breast carcinoma

Definition / meaning of medullary breast carcinoma

A rare type of breast cancer that often can be treated successfully. It is marked by lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in and around the tumor that can be seen when viewed under a microscope.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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