Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Ductal Carcinoma

Facts about infiltrating ductal carcinoma:

  • Infiltrating ductal carcinoma accounts for up to 80% of all breast cancers in women.
  • This is a form of ductal carcinoma that has spread beyond the milk ducts.
  • This form of breast cancer typically causes a hard well-defined lump in the breast.
  • Infiltrating ductal carcinomas will often spread to the lymph nodes under the arm.

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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