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dc.contributor.authorDoyle, Belma-
dc.contributor.authorPalmier, Andrew-
dc.contributor.authorMagri, Stephanie-
dc.contributor.authorCaruana-Dingli, Gordon-
dc.contributor.authorCeci, Michelle-
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-09T08:52:01Z-
dc.date.available2019-12-09T08:52:01Z-
dc.date.issued2019-10-
dc.identifier.citationDoyle, B., Palmier, A., Magri, S., Caruana-Dingli, G., & Ceci, M. (2019). Gastrointestinal metastasis of infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast : four case reports and literature review. Malta Medical Journal, 31(2), 17-32.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/49493-
dc.description.abstractBreast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. The two main types of invasive breast cancer are invasive ductal and invasive lobular carcinoma. The most common sites of breast cancer metastasis encountered are liver, lung, bone and brain. Metastasis of primary lobular breast carcinoma to gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a well-known yet rare occurrence with reported incidence ranging from 2% to 18%. We report four such cases of invasive lobular breast carcinoma metastasizing to the GI tract, and review the literature.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherUniversity of Malta. Medical Schoolen_GB
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_GB
dc.subjectBreast -- Cancer -- Case studiesen_GB
dc.subjectMetastasis -- Case studiesen_GB
dc.subjectGastrointestinal system -- Diseasesen_GB
dc.subjectCarcinoma, Lobularen_GB
dc.titleGastrointestinal metastasis of infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast : four case reports and literature reviewen_GB
dc.typearticleen_GB
dc.typereporten_GB
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dc.description.reviewedpeer-revieweden_GB
dc.publication.titleMalta Medical Journalen_GB
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