A 34-year-old female asked:
My mom had lobular breast cancer at 52. Brca negative. Is lobular breast cancer more genetic based than ductal?
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Dr. Hernani Cualing answered
29 years experience in Pathology
No its medullary: a quote from Lancethttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9167459: "The occurrence of invasive lobular carcinoma and invasive ductal carcinoma was not significantly different between carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and controls. Medullary or atypical medullary carcinoma was, however, found more often in BRCA1 (13%, p
Answered on Feb 16, 2015
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