October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Did you know there are many different types of breast cancer?
The most common are:

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ – Noninvasive, confined to milk ducts

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma – Cancer cells moved beyond milk ducts

Triple Negative Breast Cancer – Three most common receptors for cancer growth not present.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – Aggressive cancer affecting breast skin and lymph vessels without a tumor.

Metastatic Breast Cancer – Cancer has spread into other organs

Breast Cancer and Pregnancy – Cancer that occurs during pregnancy

Regular breast exams, mammograms and self- exams are essential for early diagnosis and treatment.