Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and affects one in eight women during their lives. Breast cancer can occur in men, but is rare, accounting for less than 1% of all breast cancers.

Types of Breast Cancer

Ductal Carcinoma Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Medullary
Mucinous Tubular Metaplastic
Papillary Inflammatory Breast Cancer Paget’s Disease

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Subtypes of Breast Cancer

There are three main subtypes of breast cancer that are determined by doing specific tests on a sample of the tumor:

  1. Hormone receptor positive
  2. HER2 positive
  3. Triple negative

This site provides general information. Please talk to your own doctor to make healthcare decisions that are right for you.