Non-Invasive Breast Cancer

Also referred to as carcinoma in situ or stage 0 cancer, a non-invasive breast cancer originates in the breast’s milk lobules or ducts and stays there. In other words, the cancer cells would not invade or grow into normal tissues beyond or within the breast if they are addressed in time. This cancer variant is […]

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Invasive Breast Cancer

Also referred to as infiltrating breast cancer, invasive breast cancer basically means the cancer has originated in the mammary glands or breast ducts and grows and spreads to the breast tissue, and also the lymph nodes and farther. The cancer spreads via the lymphatic systems or blood to other body parts. Signs There are no […]

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Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

Also referred to as infiltrating ductal carcinoma or invasive ductal breast cancer, invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) is a type of invasive breast cancer wherein the cancer cells have moved outside the milk ducts and affected surrounding tissues. In other words, the cancer has attacked the lymph nodes and is on its way to hurt other […]

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Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)

Also called intraductal carcinoma, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a type of breast cancer referring to the presence of deviant or irregular cells lining a breast’s milk ducts. DCIS is non-invasive in nature, which means the cancer is within the milk duct and has not attacked other portions of the breast. However, if the […]

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Papillary Breast Cancer

Also called papillary carcinoma, papillary breast cancer is a rare form of breast cancer where the tumor is cyst-like. The cancer starts in the breast’s milk duct, usually under the nipple, causing a bloody nipple discharge. Papillary breast cancer is generally non-invasive in nature and rarely occurs or spreads outside the milk ducts. The cancer […]

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