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Hormone Receptor Status in Multicentric Multifocal Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma

Volume 5 - Issue 2

Bayne Kilee and Jujjavarapu Rayudu*

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    • Department of Surgery, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA

    *Corresponding author: Jujjavarapu Rayudu, Department of Surgery, Tri-city Surgical Associates, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 930 South Ave, Suite 4A, Colonial Heights, VA 23834, USA

Received: May 29, 2018;   Published: June 08, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.05.001188

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Abstract

Multicentric multifocal infiltrating ductal carcinoma poses a different approach to diagnostic workup and treatment compared to unifocal breast cancers. This is significant especially when discussing lymph node involvement, biological receptor chemo-based therapy and breast conservative surgery. In this case, a patient presented with unilateral right bloody nipple discharge, diagnosed with multicentric multifocal hormone receptor positive infiltrating ductal carcinoma, and performed lymph node biopsy and simple mastectomy. The patient was then followed with radiation therapy. We will discuss the different presentations of breast cancers and receptor status in multifocal breast carcinomas and how we treated it from a surgical perspective.

Keywords: Multicentric; Multifocal; Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma; Hormone Receptors; Breast Cancer

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