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What is "invasive ductal carcinoma"?

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  • Sharon Danielson Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2007
    Hi Terry, my favorite link is the following. It explains IDC in a language we can understand. As stated, this IS the most common type of breast cancer. Here is the link for you. http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/types/idc/ If you have further questions, please ask. We are a friendly bunch here with a ton of personal experiences to share. You are always welcome.
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  • shen cruces Profile
    anonymous
    Stage 3A Patient
    It is the most common bc.
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    • anonymous Profile
      anonymous
      Survivor since 2012

      It means that the cancer has gone beyond the interior of the breast ducts (where breast milk is formed) and has extended to the exterior tissue. The stage of the cancer depends on the extent of the spread, including whether it has invaded the...

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      It means that the cancer has gone beyond the interior of the breast ducts (where breast milk is formed) and has extended to the exterior tissue. The stage of the cancer depends on the extent of the spread, including whether it has invaded the lymph nodes under your armpit.

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    • Wendy Lauber Kilbourne Profile
      anonymous
      Survivor since 2009

      Invasive ductile carcinoma, while being the most common type of breast cancer, is more severe than noninvasive. As Evelyn states, it means the cancer has spread past the milk ducts.

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