Less Common Subtypes of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

There are some types of invasive ductal carcinoma that happen less commonly than others. In these cancers, the cells can look and behave somewhat differently than invasive ductal carcinoma cells usually do. If you’re diagnosed with one of these cancers, talk with your doctor about how this could affect your treatment plan. You can read more about these cancers on the following pages:

Tubular Carcinoma of the Breast

Medullary Carcinoma of the Breast

Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast

Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast

Cribriform Carcinoma of the Breast

The medical experts for Less Common Subtypes of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma are:

  • Jennifer J. Griggs, M.D., medical oncologist/hematologist, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Clifford Hudis, M.D., Chief, Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

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