Although breast cancer is often referred to as one disease, there are many different types of breast cancer. However, they differ in other ways. They can be non-invasive or invasive. Tumor cells can vary in location ducts or lobules and how they look under a microscope. These differences often affect prognosis. Tumor characteristics , such as hormone receptor status and HER2 status, also affect prognosis.
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Posted on: Dec 28, PM. I went today thinking I would come away either reasured or more worried. I am having a lumpectomy tomorrow for the breast duct bleeding , the DR. I made the comment when she was telling me what to expect ect. Her reply was "well you have no choice since its cancer".
The breast is made up of lobes and ducts. Each breast has 15 to 20 sections called lobes. Each lobe has many smaller sections called lobules. Lobules end in dozens of tiny bulbs that can make milk. The lobes, lobules, and bulbs are linked by thin tubes called ducts.