Types of Breast Cancer

PJ Hamel | July 31, 2009

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  1. 1

    How many different breast cancers have been identified?

    Correct Answer: 14 types of breast cancer including LCIS and DCIS

    14 types of breast cancer ,including LCIS and DCIS, have been identified.

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    Whether you have invasive (infiltrating) breast cancer vs. non-invasive (in situ) determines a lot about your treatment. What percentage of women have an initial diagnosis of invasive breast cancer?

    Correct Answer: 80 percent

    A high number: 80 percent.

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    This breast cancer is aggressive, fast-growing, and often misdiagnosed. Which of the following best fits this description?

    Correct Answer: Inflammatory

    Inflammatory breast cancer, also known as IBC.

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    True or False: You can be diagnosed with two types of breast cancer at the same time.

    Correct Answer: True

    True: this may surprise you, but you can. If you are, this is the time to have an in-depth conversation with your doctor about best treatment options.