Metastatic Breast Cancer Stage 0
Breast Cancer Stage 0
Stage 0 disease is also referred to as carcinoma in situ.
There are two forms:
- Ductal carcinoma in situ: a pre-cancerous condition in which the abnormal cells are found in the lining of a breast duct. The abnormal cells have not spread outside the duct to other tissues of the breast.
- Lobular carcinoma in situ: a less commonly pre-cancerous condition in which the abnormal cells are found in the lobules of the breast. This condition can increase the risk of developing breast cancer in either breast.
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