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salivary ducts

Small openings in the oral cavity that release saliva into the mouth. The ducts are connected to the salivary glands….

ducts

The canals within the breast that pass milk from the lobules to the nipple.

atypical ductal hyperplasia

A non-cancerous condition of the cells in the lining of the milk ducts in the breast.

non-invasive breast cancer

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

lymphatic system

A network of capillaries ducts and nodes that removes excess fluid from tissues, absorbs fatty acids and transports fat, and produces immune cells….

ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Abnormal cells in the breast ducts that may increase the risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

invasive breast cancer

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