What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. It is a disease where malicious cancer cells forms in the tissue of the breast.


There are many different kinds of breast cancer. Over-all they can be divided into two main groups. Invasive and non-invasive. Non-invasive cancers are the ones that stay where they started – in the breast. The invasive cancers however will spread to anywhere they can get. Unfortunately most cases of breast cancer are invasive types. Defining which type of breast cancer you have is integral in deciding which treatment is necessary.

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