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Ductal carcinoma

Introduction: Ductal carcinoma

Description of Ductal carcinoma

Ductal carcinoma: The most common type of breast cancer. It begins in the cells that line the milk ducts in the breast.
Source: National Institute of Health

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Ductal carcinoma as a Disease

Ductal carcinoma: Type of or association with medical condition Breast Cancer.
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Ductal carcinoma: Related Diseases

Ductal carcinoma: Ductal carcinoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Ductal carcinoma as a subtype of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer (medical condition): Cancer of the breast.

Breast Cancer (medical condition): Breast cancer is the second leading malpractice-related condition with most lawsuits arising out of misdiagnosis and delayed treatment. One problem is that a mammogram may be negative, even for women with a breast lump, but a negative mammogram does not definitively rule out breast cancer. Further tests are necessary. Another problem is that women under 50 can get breast cancer, but many doctors will assume a diagnosis of breast fibrocystic disease because of their age.

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