In the News: UI Study Shows Rise in Primary Breast Lymphoma Cases

May 31, 2017

A recent study from Mary Schroeder, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, and other UI authors shows that cases of primary breast lymphoma (PBL) have increased over the last four decades and continue to increase among younger women and for some subgroups.

According to the researchers, this is the largest contemporary study describing presentation, incidence, initial local therapy, and outcomes for women with PBL. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, looked at data spanning four decades.

More information, including full text of the study, available here.