Common Types of Breast Cancers
Breast cancer is a
malignant tumor that develops in the mammary gland, more especially in the inner lining of the milk ducts. This
condition occurs when abnormal cells...
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
Ductal carcinoma in situ
is a common type of breast cancer. It begins inside of the milk ducts and is called in situ because it remains
localized in that area. DCIS is referred to...
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
carcinoma is a type of cancer which originates in the milk ducts within the breast. It is the most common type
of breast cancer and accounts for about...
carcinoma is a type of cancer which originates in the milk producing lobules of the breast. These lobules are
directly connected to the milk ducts which...
cancer is fairly rare yet aggressive form of breast cancer.When cancer cells build up to the point where they
can block the lymph vessels in the skin of the breast it forms swollen or inflamed areas on the breast.This type
Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
lobular carcinoma in
situ is not a true cancer. Rather it is described as an area (or groups) of abnormal cellular growth which
increases the risk of a person developing full blown invasive cancer later on...
Male breast cancer is a
fairly rare condition and accounts for about 1% of all breast cancers types. It was estimated by the American
Cancer Society that around...
Metastatic breast cancer
is an advanced form of cancer in which cancerous cells have broken away from the main site of the breast cancer
and spread to other parts of...
Paget's Disease of the
A fairly rare form of
breast cancer is called Paget’s disease of the nipple. It is a condition in which cancer cells form in and
around the nipple. This type of cancer is thought to...
Phyllodes Tumors of the
Phyllodes tumors of the
breast is a very rare form of breast cancer. It can be either benign or malignant. We will discuss the malignant
form here. The tumor forms in the connective...
Recurrent breast cancer
is a very frustrating and potentially dangerous form of breast cancer. Very simply it is breast cancer which
returns at some point following initial treatment...