Cancer cells can travel from the breast to other parts of the body through the blood stream or the lymphatic system. They may travel early in the process when a tumor is small or later when a tumor is large. If breast cancer spreads, the lymph nodes in the underarm area the axillary lymph nodes are the first place it's likely to go. Learn about treatment for invasive breast cancer. Metastatic breast cancer also called stage IV or advanced breast cancer is invasive breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and axillary lymph nodes to other organs in the body most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain. Metastatic breast cancer is not a specific type of breast cancer, but rather the most advanced stage of breast cancer.
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) Breast Cancer: Johns Hopkins Breast Center
Breast cancers that have spread into surrounding breast tissue are known as invasive breast cancer. Most breast cancers are invasive, but there are different types of invasive breast cancer. The two most common are invasive ductal carcinoma and invasive lobular carcinoma. Inflammatory breast cancer and triple negative breast cancer are also types of invasive breast cancer. This is the most common type of breast cancer.
This website translates English to other languages using an automated tool. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Invasive ductal breast cancer IDC , also known as infiltrating ductal carcinoma, is the most common form of invasive breast cancer and represents 80 percent of breast cancer cases.
What is invasive ductal carcinoma? Symptoms 3. Treating invasive ductal carcinoma 5. After treatment 6. Further support.