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All of the following is true about breast cancer except



A Common is first degree relative with breast cancer

B Common at menopause> 55 years of age

C Lobular carcinoma is multifocal & bilateral

D More common in Muslims

Ans. D More common in Muslims (REF. SABISTON SURGERY 18TH EDN PG 1420-1430)

a. Invasive lobular carcinoma accounts for 10% of breast cancers.

b. The histopathologic features of this cancer include small cells with rounded nuclei, inconspicuous nucleoli, and scant cytoplasm .

c. Special stains may confirm the presence of intracytoplasmic mucin, which may displace the nucleus (signet-ring cell carcinomA..

d. It is frequently multifocal, multicentric, and bilateral. Because of its insidious growth pattern and subtle mammography features, invasive lobular carcinoma may be difficult to detect.

e. First degree relatives are at two to three fold increased risk of development of cancer breast.

f. Breast cancer is rare in persons younger than 20 years, and cases in women younger than 30 constitute less than 2% of the total cases. Thereafter, the incidence increases to 1 in 93 by age 40, 1 in 50 by age 50, 1 in 24 by age 60, 1 in 14 by age 70, and 1 in 10 by age 80.

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