Cancer Q&A: Are there different types of breast cancer?

October 4, 2015 10:32 PM

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In general, breast cancer is either noninvasive or invasive and originates in one of two parts of the breasts — the lobules or the milk ducts.

If the cancer is noninvasive, or in situ, that means the cancer is confined to one area. The two most common types of in situ breast cancer are Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS).

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