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The most common type of breast cancer is ductal carcinoma which begins in the cells of the ducts. Breast cancer can also begin in the cells of the lobules and in other tissues in the breast. Invasive breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread from where it began in the ducts or lobules to surrounding tissue. In the U.S breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. It can occur in both men and women but it is very rare in men. Each year there are about 2300 new cases of breast cancer in men and about 230000 new cases in women. View this video on YouTube. Key statistics about breast cancer from the SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2010.
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Treatment information includes surgery chemotherapy hormone therapy radiotherapy biological therapy research and clinical trials. Coping with breast cancer information includes managing after surgery coping with menopausal symptoms and breast cancer in pregnancy. Lastly a section about breast cancer that has spread including treatments and coping with secondary breast cancer. We also have more detailed information about the findings of the breast screening review. What is breast cancer. Breast cancer in men. View a summary of this section. Tests for breast cancer. What to ask your doctor about breast cancer tests.
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Invasive ductal breast cancer accounts for about 80% of all breast cancer cases and is sometimes called no special type. Other types of breast cancer. Other less common types of breast cancer include invasive lobular breast cancer which develops in the cells that line the milk-producing lobules inflammatory breast cancer and Paget's disease of the breast. It's possible for breast cancer to spread to other parts of the body usually through the lymph nodes small glands that filter bacteria from the body or the bloodstream. If this happens it's known as secondary or metastatic breast cancer. About one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected in its early stages.
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