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Table 1 Number of morphology-specific breast cancers in the Swedish Family Cancer Database during the period 1993–1998

From: Morphological types of breast cancer in family members and multiple primary tumours: is morphology genetically determined?

  1st invasive 2nd invasive In situ
Morphology n % n % n %
Ductal 14,187 66.2 1679 60.9 1834 69.9
Lobular 2936 13.7 531 19.2 324 12.4
Tubuloductal/tubular 1915 8.9 232 8.4 2 0.1
Comedo 1190 5.6 133 4.8 397 15.1
Mucinous 608 2.8 87 3.2 0 0.0
Medullary 340 1.6 29 1.1 0 0.0
Papillary 117 0.5 24 0.9 55 2.1
Morbus Paget 100 0.5 43 1.6 11 0.4
Cystosarcoma phyllodes 47 0.2 1 0.0 0 0.0
Other 4290   635   367  
All 25,730   3394   2990  
  1. Percentages are for all cancers apart from those in the 'Other' category (undefined morphological types). Thus, for first primary the percentages provided are from a total of 21,440 cancers, for second primary they are from a total of 2759 cancers, and they are from a total of 2623 for in situ cancers.