Symptoms and Various Types of Breast Cancer

Cancer is one of the major diseases that is claiming lives in many countries and growing at a very alarming rate. One strain of cancer that has been there for many years is breast cancer. Breast cancer is described as a cancer that starts in the tissue of the breast and there are two strains of breast cancer which are ductal carcinoma which begins in the ducts that transport milk from the breast to the nipple and most breast cancers are of this type and the lobular carcinoma strain which begins in various breast parts known as lobules which produce milk.

In very rare situations breast cancer can manifest in other breast. A lot of cancers of the breast are sensitive to the hormone know as estrogen which causes tumor of the cancer to grow and such a cancer is referred to as ER positive cancer.

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