Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer which often occurs in women. A lump is formed due to the rapid growth of cells in the breast which when increases becomes malignant i.e. cancerous. These tumours generally occur in the milk duct (ductal cancer in nipples) and few occur in lobes where the milk production occurs (lobular cancer in lobes). Sarcomas and Lymphomas are the types of cancers which occur at the different sites of the breast. Early diagnosis can be preventable.
Breast Cancer occurs in both men and women but usually occurs in women. These cells in the breast rapidly grow and form lump or tumour in it. These tumours are malignant in nature i.e. cancerous at the distant areas of the breast. Different tests are performed to detect Breast Cancer.
The causes may include:
The treatment ofBreast Cancer depends on its type. If breast cancer is detected at an early stage then there are more chances of getting cured of it. When the tumour is small, then surgery is considered as the best option.Surgery is also used to examine the lymph nodes.
The following surgeries are performed based on the type of the tumour:
There are different types of surgeries which are performed to remove cancer from the breast, which are as follows: