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Rates of lobular carcinoma increased markedly in the 1990s

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:678
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    A type of breast cancer known as invasive lobular carcinoma, which was once considered a fairly uncommon form of breast cancer, increased markedly in incidence during the 1990s in the United States.

    Researchers looked at data on women aged 30 years or older drawn from nine cancer registries that participate in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) programme of the National Cancer Institute. The registries cover …

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