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breast oedema

Swelling caused by too much fluid in the breast tissue.

breast form/prosthesis

An artificial breast worn in a bra cup or attached to the body to recreate the look of a natural breast.

Breast cancer

cancer is rare in men. Most breast cancers are found when they are invasive. Invasive breast cancer means the cancer has spread from the breast ducts or lobules into surrounding breast tissue. Types of breast cancer Invasive breast cancers The…

invasive breast cancer

Cancer that has spread from the lining of the breast ducts or lobules into the surrounding breast tissue.

Breast Cancer

…see What Is Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas…

breast reconstruction

The surgical rebuilding of a breast after a mastectomy.

non-invasive breast cancer

Cancer that is confined to the ducts or lobules of the breast….

News: CCQ helps to fund breast cancer breakthrough

A grant from CCQ has led to a research breakthrough that could help doctors to beat the most deadly and difficult to treat breast cancers. The breakthrough involves the identification of a genetic treatment target for aggressive breast cancers, thanks…

breast care nurse

A registered nurse who has done special studies in breast cancer nursing.

breast conserving surgery

Surgery to remove part of the breast. Also called a lumpectomy.