Search: Breast Cancer

invasive lobular carcinoma

A cancer that started in the milk lobules but has spread into the normal breast tissue around it.

mastectomy

Surgically removing the whole breast….

lobules

The milk-producing glands in the breast.

atypical ductal hyperplasia

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

lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Abnormal cells in the lobes of the breast.

axillary tail

Breast tissue that extends into the armpit.

mammogram

An x-ray of the breast….

ducts

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