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Report of biopsy reads (in part):invasive ductal carcinoma with 'focal squamous differentiation' does this mean in fact there are squamous cells pres?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Focus on cancer

It means there is a breast cancer.
Many gladndular cancers have squaous cells in them do not dwell on that.

In brief: Focus on cancer

It means there is a breast cancer.
Many gladndular cancers have squaous cells in them do not dwell on that.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not Squamous cancer

It means that some of the cells have gone through changes that make them look like squamous cells.
It isn't handled any differently than if it didn't say that.

In brief: Not Squamous cancer

It means that some of the cells have gone through changes that make them look like squamous cells.
It isn't handled any differently than if it didn't say that.
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan
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