Pure mucinous carcinoma of the breast: a single center experience

Dogan E., Aksoy S., Dizdar O., Arslan C., Dede D. S., Ozisik Y., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.16, no.3, pp.565-567, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.565-567
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Mucinous breast carcinoma is rare subtype of breast cancer Histopathologically, it is classified into two forms, pure and mixed type. It recurs late, metastasis to axillary lymph nodes is less common and is more hormone receptor positive. We herein present the data of our patients with pure mucinous breast cancer (PMBC) treated in our institution.