General and Systemic Histopathology, C601&C602
    Slide 158: Invasive duct cell carcinoma of the breast
    Here we see a primary breast cancer, it just happens to be located near the skin surface.  The typical features of a scirrhous carcinoma of the breast are present in virtually every field.

    See this slide with the virtual microscope.

    This is a high power view of several clusters of malignant cells. You can still see the malignant cells forming long clusters, glands and lines or files within the fibrous tissue stroma. There will be few mitosis, and not much anaplasia, but this cancer all the same. These cells may look like lymphocytes to you at first, but they are malignant ductal epithelial cells. 

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