Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 29th, 2005
A study published in the journal Annals of Surgery "examined treatment trends in invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) over the last 15 years and, in particular, compared rates of recurrence and disease-free survival associated with breast conservation therapy compared with mastectomy."
"The biologic characteristics of ILC make it difficult to estimate the extent of the disease by either clinical examination or mammography, and can also make it difficult to detect axillary lymph node metastases," according to S.E. Singletary and colleagues....
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