Most breast cancers (86 percent) start in the ducts, 12 percent start in lobules, and the rest in surrounding tissues. Thus, a
Since lobules and ducts are kinds of glands, and the medical term meaning "related to a gland" is "adeno," sometimes these cancers are called adenocarcinomas.
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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 »
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 »
Because inflammatory breast cancer forms in layers, your doctor may not feel a distinct lump during a breast exam and a mammogram may not detect one... Read more »