BREAST CANCER OVERVIEW

What is Breast Cancer?

A malignant tumor from cells in the breast

*Main Types : Ductal carcinomas and lobular carcinomas.

Mostly found in women but men can get it too!!

Types of Breast Cancer ?

Stage 0

Abnormal cells are found in the breast but have not spread to nearby tissue.

Stage 1

Early Stage – Cancer spreads to other tissue in a small area.

Stage 2

Localized – The cancerous tumor may measure 50mm or larger if there are no lymph nodes. When lymph nodes are involved, the tumor may measure between 20-50mm.

Stage 3

Localized – The cancerous tumor may measure 50mm or larger if there are no lymph nodes. When lymph nodes are involved, the tumor may measure between 20-50mm.

Stage 4

Distant Spread – Cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body.