Bilaterality and recurrence rates for lobular breast cancer: considerations for treatment.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annals of surgical oncology, Volume 4, Issue 3, p.198-202 (1997)


Breast Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast, Carcinoma, Lobular, Female, Florida, Humans, Incidence, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Multiple Primary, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, RECURRENCE, Retrospective Studies, Risk Factors, Sensitivity and Specificity, Survival Analysis


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the tumor biology with respect to bilaterality and recurrence rates for bilateral infiltrating lobular (IL) breast carcinoma in comparison with other histological types.