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Table 1 Review of mixed ACC cases in the literaturea

From: Adenoid cystic carcinoma intermingled with ductal carcinoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature

Study Age, years Histopathology Surgery Radiotherapy Chemotherapy ER/PR status
Mates et al. [4] 74 Micro-papillary invasive carcinoma mixed with ACC, 10 cm, N0 Mastectomy and full axillary clearance No Yesb Negative/positive
Noske et al. [6] 51 Spindle-cell carcinoma, melanoma, and ACC, 2.5 cm, N0 Lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy Yesc Yesc Negative
Cabibi et al. [3] 40 Small-cell carcinoma with ACC, 2.5 cm, N0 Lumpectomy and full axillary clearance Yes Yes Negative
Righi et al. [5] 63 Ductal and intra-ductal carcinoma with ACC, 4.0 cm, N1 Mastectomy and full axillary clearance Yes Yes Negative (both ACC and ductal component)
Present study 67 Ductal carcinoma and ACC, 1.7 cm, N0 Mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy No No Negative (both ACC and ductal component)
  1. aACC: adenoid cystic carcinoma; ER/PR: estrogen receptor/progesterone receptor. bThe patient had bi-lateral cancer (right side was mixed ACC and micro-papillary, and left side was lobular invasive breast cancer). cBased on personal communication with A Noske.