Metaplastic Mammary Carcinoma With Discrepant Hormone Receptor Results by IHC and RT-PCR

The Case: A 48-year-old perimenopausal woman noted a lump in her left breast. She had had a mammogram 9 months earlier without abnormality. After ultrasound imaging confirmed a solitary mass measuring about 1.5 cm, a core needle biopsy demonstrated a poorly differentiated mammary carcinoma with chondroid features.
Source: Cancer Network - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news