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Vol. 2, No. 3, 2009
Issue release date: September – December
Section title: Published: November 2009

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Case Rep Oncol 2009;2:210–216

Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma of the Breast with Estrogen Receptor Expression: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Rakıcı S.a · Gönüllü G.b · Gürsel Ş.B.c · Yıldız L.d · Bayrak İ.K.e · Yücel İ.b
aDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Departments of bMedical Oncology, cRadiation Oncology, dPathology, and eRadiology, Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey

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Primary mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (MCA) of the breast was first described by Koenig and Tavassoli in 1998. To our knowledge, only 9 cases of MCA of the breast have been reported. The optimal treatment of MCA could not be defined yet. This article aims to increase the knowledge about this rare variant of breast cancer and to review the literature.

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Dr. Sema Rakıcı
Department of Radiation Oncology
Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine
TR–25240 Erzurum (Turkey)
Tel. +90 50 5402 8302, Fax +90 44 2236 0988, E-Mail


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Published online: November 14, 2009
Number of Print Pages : 7
Number of Figures : 4, Number of Tables : 1,


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Case Reports in Oncology

Vol. 2, No. 3, Year 2009 (Cover Date: September - December)

Journal Editor: Markman M. (Houston, Tex.)
ISSN: NIL (Print), eISSN: 1662-6575 (Online)

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Published online: 11/14/2009
Issue release date: September – December

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 4
Number of Tables: 1

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