What is the prognosis of mucinous carcinoma breast cancer?

Updated: Feb 04, 2021
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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Overall, patients with mucinous carcinoma have an excellent prognosis, with better than 80% 10-year survival. Similarly, tubular carcinoma has a low incidence of lymph node involvement and a very high overall survival rate. Because of the favorable prognosis, these patients are often treated with only breast-conserving surgery and local radiation therapy.

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