Breast cancer (non-metastatic)
This review examines the effects of treatment for non-metastatic, primary breast cancer. Ductal carcinoma in situ is a non-invasive tumour characterised by the presence of malignant cells in the breast ducts, but with no evidence that they breach the basement membrane and invade into periductal connective tissues. Invasive breast cancer occurs when cancer cells spread beyond the basement membrane, which covers the underlying connective tissue in the breast. This tissue is rich in blood vessels and lymphatic channels capable of carrying cancer cells beyond the breast. Invasive breast cancer can be separated into three main groups: early invasive breast cancer, locally advanced breast cancer, and metastatic breast cancer (see review on breast cancer [metastatic]). ...read more.
Partial breast irradiation for early breast cancer. (18 July 2014)
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