- Arnold S Freedman, MD
Arnold S Freedman, MD
- Section Editor — Lymphoproliferative Disorders
- Professor of Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
- Jonathan W Friedberg, MD
Jonathan W Friedberg, MD
- Professor of Medicine
- James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester
Primary lymphoma of the breast is extremely rare, accounting for 0.04 to 0.5 percent of all breast malignancies and approximately 1 to 2 percent of all extranodal lymphomas [1-4]. On the other hand, secondary involvement of the breast with lymphomas is not uncommon.
The clinical features, therapy, and prognosis of primary breast lymphoma are presented here; epithelial breast cancer and lymphoma in general are discussed separately.
●(See "Pathology of breast cancer".)
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