Occurrence of breast carcinoma within a fibroadenoma. A review.

@article{Pick1984OccurrenceOB,
  title={Occurrence of breast carcinoma within a fibroadenoma. A review.},
  author={Peter G. Pick and Ioulios Iossifides},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={108 7},
  pages={
          590-4
        }
}
Sixty-two cases of carcinoma within a breast fibroadenoma are adequately documented in the literature, including the present case. All are found in women. The mean age of occurrence is 42.4 years. This corresponds to the peak age of lobular in situ breast cancer but is much higher than the peak age for breast fibroadenomas. Sixty-five percent of patients harboring cancer within a fibroadenoma have lobular in situ malignant neoplasms. In 42% of the cases the surrounding breast tissue is also… CONTINUE READING

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