Breast cancer is a type of uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that can develop in one of several areas of the breast, including the ducts that carry milk to the nipple, the lobules (small sacs that produce milk) and the nonglandular tissue.
The main forms of invasive breast cancer are:
Invasive ductal carcinoma - This type of breast cancer develops in the milk ducts and accounts for about 75% of cases. It can break through the duct wall and invade the...
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