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What is Malignant Breast Neoplasm?

Posted on 12 July 2010

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Malignant breast neoplasm is a dangerous form of cancer that is more commonly known as “Breast Cancer”. It originates from the tissues of breast and in many cases from the inner lining of the milk ducts or from the lobules of breast that supply the milk to the ducts. Breast cancer is divided into various types these are


  • Ductal carcinoma (cancer that develops in to milk ducts)
  • Lobular carcinoma (cancer that develops into lobules) and etc.

Likewise many types, breast cancer are categorized on the basis of different stages, intensity of cancer, and genetic make up etc. The survival rates for breast cancer patient depend on all above mentioned factors. To detect the survival computerized models are used. The treatment of breast cancer involves surgery, drugs such as hormonal therapy and chemotherapy, and radiation.

Breast cancer is the second most common type of non-skin cancer in the world that affects a great number of women all over the world every year. Among all the causes of cancer deaths in the world, 10.4% people die from breast cancer every year. Breast cancer is the fifth most common cancer that causes death of large number of humans. Mainly this type of cancer is more common in women than men i.e. women are on 100% risk to breast cancer than men. This cancer becomes incurable if it diagnosed late or the treatment is late.

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