What are the four types of breast cancer? Types of breast cancer include ductal carcinoma in situ, invasive ductal carcinoma, inflammatory breast cancer, and metastatic breast cancer.
Where is the most common breast cancer located? Most breast cancers develop in the upper outer quadrant of the breast, closest to the armpit. This is because this area has a lot of glandular tissue.
What type of breast cancer is most curable? Ductal Carcinoma.
About 1 in 5 people who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer have DCIS. This type is very curable.
What is the number one leading cause of breast cancer? A number of inherited mutated genes that can increase the likelihood of breast cancer have been identified. The most well-known are breast cancer gene 1 (BRCA1) and breast cancer gene 2 (BRCA2), both of which significantly increase the risk of both breast and ovarian cancer.