Breast malignant, males, children
Carcinoma subtypes
Ductal carcinoma, NOS - mixed type carcinoma

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Definition / General
  • Part of WHO classification
  • Ductal NOS: > 50% must have non specialized pattern
  • Mixed type carcinoma: 10 - 49% of tumor has ductal NOS pattern and remainder has a special pattern
  • Mixed types are either mixed ductal and special type or mixed ductal and lobular carcinoma
Clinical Features
  • For special types with good prognosis when pure, mixed tumors often have intermediate prognosis between special type and ductal NOS