mucinous carcinoma

Invasive mucinous carcinoma of the breast

Invasive mucinous carcinoma is a type of breast cancer where the tumour cells are surrounded by a thick fluid called mucin. To be called mucinous carcinoma, at least 90% of the tumour needs to be made up of mucin. Compared to the more common invasive ductal carcinoma, invasive mucinous carcinoma is more likely to develop …
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Mucinous carcinoma of the ovary

What is mucinous carcinoma of the ovary? Mucinous carcinoma is a type of ovarian cancer. It develops from the tissue on the inside of the ovary. The tumour is usually made up of many small spaces. Pathologists call these spaces cysts. The walls of the cysts can be thin or thick and more solid areas may be …
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