Cancer Is A Common Type Of Invasive Breast Cancer

2160 WordsJul 18, 20159 Pages
Cancer is a term that classifies the compilation of diseases that may occur anywhere in the body due to rapid formation of abnormal cell growth. Normal cells develop into abnormal cells when there is damage to the DNA. Hyperactive reproduction of abnormal cells or cancer cells will develop into lumps that may either be benign or malignant. Benign masses are non-cancerous and usually remain in the same area from which they formed in the body. Malignant masses on the other hand are cancerous and tend to spread and multiply to more than one area in the body. Due to the reason that cancer may affect nearly every part of the body, the types of different cancers are countless. Cancers are commonly distinguished by where they originate. Breast cancer, cancer in the breast, is the most common type of cancer affecting women in the world. Ductal carcinoma in situ is the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer that occurs in the ducts. Non-invasive breast cancers do not spread outside of the breast. The most common type of invasive breast cancer is invasive ductal breast cancer which occurs around the ducts. Invasive breast cancers have the ability to spread outside of the breast. The highest cause of death in women between the ages of 34 to 54 is due to breast
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