medullary breast carcinoma

(MED-yoo-LAYR-ee brest KAR-sih-NOH-muh)

A rare type of breast cancer that often can be treated successfully. It is marked by lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in and around the tumor that can be seen when viewed under a microscope.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "medullary breast carcinoma"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "carcinoma medular de mama"

Tipo poco común de cáncer de mama que, a menudo, se puede tratar con éxito. Se caracteriza por linfocitos (un tipo de glóbulo blanco) en el tumor y alrededor del mismo, que se pueden observar bajo un microscopio.