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Table 3 Local and systemic adjuvant therapy by histologic type

From: Infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast: tumor characteristics and clinical outcome

  Histologic type  
Therapy ILC IDC P
Surgery    
   Number of patients 4197 45995  
   None (%) 1.1 0.8  
   Modified radical mastectomy (%) 89.4 86.5 <0.0001
   Lumpectomy (%) 9.5 12.7  
Adjuvant therapy    
   Number of patients 2817 31043  
   None (%) 42.4 42.3  
   Chemotherapy (%) 16.2 23.7 <0.0001
   Endocrine therapy (%) 28.8 22.9  
   Chemotherapy and endocrine therapy (%) 12.6 11.1  
  1. IDC, invasive ductal carcinoma; ILC, invasive lobular carcinoma.