Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cancer Breast Mucinous Carcinoma

Facts about mucinous carcinoma:

  • This accounts for less than 3% of all breast cancers.
  • This is often a slow growing tumor that can reach larger size.
  • The prognosis tends to be better than some other types of breast cancer.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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