Normal breast tissue is present in both males and females of all ages. This tissue responds to hormonal changes and, therefore, certain lumps can come and go.
Breast lumps may appear at all ages:
The journal Nature recently published results of a 5-year study examining the genetic makeup of breast cancer tumors. Researchers’... Read more »
Background Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a relatively rare type of breast cancer grows in the lymph vessels of the skin of the breast. Because... Read more »
Q. I’ve been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. What can you tell me about it, and what my treatment might be like?A. Inflammatory breast... Read more »
Q. I’ve heard of women with DCIS and IDC, but I just found out I have ILC. What’s that?A. ILC–infiltrating lobular carcinoma–is similar to... Read more »
Before you start reading, take this helpful quiz on infiltrating/invasive ductal carcinoma as a preview to this FAQ. Q. I’ve learned I have IDC,... Read more »
At a Glance Avoid wearing powders or deodorant/anti-perspirants when you get your mammogram—even though the whole experience can really make you... Read more »