There Are Many Different Kinds of Breast Cancer

What are the different kinds of breast cancer?

All breast cancers start in the breast, but there are many different kinds of breast cancer. There are invasive (meaning it has spread from its original site), and non-invasive types. Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer, making up 70-80% of all cases. Invasive lobular carcinoma is the next most common breast cancer, making up 5-10% of breast cancer cases, according to the Susan G. Komen website. Read more about the different types of breast cancer on the links below.

https://www.komen.org/breast-cancer/diagnosis/factors-that-affect-prognosis/tumor-types/

https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/about/types-of-breast-cancer.html

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/in-depth/breast-cancer/art-20045654

(As VTBF continues its mission to increase breast cancer awareness and continues the search for up to date resources regarding these subjects, please keep in mind, this and any other future blog posts by VTBF regarding any medical information should only be used as a potential guide. Always consult a physician if you suspect you have a medical condition and or need medical attention).


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