Breast cancer is the second deadliest cancer in women, it can also occur in men but in a lower rate. We can say the one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. While men one in one thousand will develop breast cancer in their life time. There is two way you can have breast cancer one is sporadic witch mean no family history of breast cancer. It usually happens over the age of 50 and the inherited one which mean there is family history of breast cancer.it usually happen at early age. About 85% of breast occurs in women sporadically rather than inherited mutations.
There is different type of breast cancer and it can start in different area of the breast, one place can begin is the ducts, the lobules, or in the tissue in between. Here is a list of some of the different type of breast cancer:
– The Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) is a non-invasive breast cancer meaning the cancer start inside the milk ducts and does not spread out of the milk ducts to invade others part of the breast. The symptoms include breast pain and bloody discharge from the nipple. About 80% of the DCIS breast cancer case found by mammogram. DCIS accounts for about one in nine cases of breast cancer in men. It is always curable with surgery.
– Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) is an invasive breast cancer meaning cancer cell begin in the milk duct and spread to the surrounding breast tissues. There are no symptoms during the early stage but as the cancer grow symptoms begins which include lump or thickening in or near breast or underarm, blood or clear fluid from nipple, redness of the skin on the breast or nipple and a change in the size, shape of the breast. About 80% of all breast cancer in women are invasive ductal. IDC account for about 8 out of 10 case of breast cancer in men.
– Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) is an invasive breast cancer meaning cancer cell begins in one of the breast lobules and spread to the surrounding breast tissues breast cancer affected both breast than other type of breast cancer and can also spread in other areas of the body. It may not cause any symptoms and can affect any age women. ILC are very rear in men, accounting for only 2% of male cancers.