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Image of the Week (2009-9)

Grading breast cancer - unusual grade 2 with prominent tubules & striking nuclear pleomorphism



Low power view (magnification x 1.25) of a 5.5mm screen-detected carcinoma. Note prominence of tubular differentiation.

Grade 1 carcinoma of breast


Detail - from above. Note prominence of tubular differentiation and nuclear pleomorphism. 'Mouse over' for further detail
Grade 1 carcinoma of breast


High power view showing nuclear pleomorphism and mitotic activity. 'Mouse over' for further detail
Grade 1 carcinoma of breast


See also Grading breast cancer.

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