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Are there different types of breast cancer?

Yes. Breast cancer is described according to the area it originates in. Most breast cancers are ductal carcinomas, which originate in the lining of the milk ducts. Lobular carcinoma, which is less common, originates in the lobes of the breast.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 22 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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