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What is Breast Cancer?

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Breast Cancer indicates a collection of cancerous cells (tumors) that mutate, multiply and attack the body.  Left untreated, these cancerous tumors will spread throughout the body.  Breast cancer, specifically, happens when the cancer cells attack breast tissue. 

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Q. I’ve been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. Is this a type of breast cancer like IDC or inflammatory breast cancer, or…?A. No, it’s not a type of breast cancer like those you mentioned. You can have IDC and a triple negative diagnosis; or invasive lobular cancer, and be triple negative, too. So, while IDC and ILC…

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