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Common Types of Breast Cancers  

 

Breast Cancer 

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 (DCIS) 

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 (IDC) 

Invasive ductal 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... 

 

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) 

Invasive lobular 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... 

 

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) 

Inflammatory breast 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 of... 

 

Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS) 

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 

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 

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 Nipple 

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 Breast (malignant) 

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 

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...