Breast Cancer Awareness

So last week, I shared the symptoms of breast cancer and also the factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer ( So, Today I’m talking about the types of breast cancer. There are different types of breast cancer, which can develop in different parts of the breast. Breast cancer is often divided in to;

  • Non-invasive breast cancer (carcinoma in situ): found in the ducts of the breast (ductal carcinoma in situ, DCIS) and hasn’t developed the ability to spread outside the breast. It’s usually found during a mammogram and rarely shows as a breast lump.
  • Invasive breast cancer: usually develops in the cells that line the breasts ducts (invasive ductal breast cancer) and is the most common type of breast cancer. It can spread outside the breast, although this doesn’t necessarily mean it has spread.


Other less common types of breast cancer include:

  • Invasive (and pre-invasive) lobular breast cancer
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Paget’s disease of the breast.

It is possible for breast cancer to spread to other parts of the body, usually through the bloodstream or the axillary lymph nodes. These are small lymphatic glands that filter bacteria and cells from the mammary gland.

Check out this link ( ) to read more on Paget’s disease of the breast, breast screening, treating breast cancer, preventing breast cancer etc.





9 responses to “Breast Cancer Awareness”

  1. Sumayya Ali avatar

    Amazing 👏

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    1. nikkyosblog avatar

      Thanks for the comment 👍


      1. Sumayya Ali avatar

        Most welcome

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      2. Sumayya Ali avatar

        And I was again surprised by the similarity of the topic. However, I am relieved that this time only the topics are similar. Not the material inside.

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  2. Gbenga L avatar
    Gbenga L

    breast cancer: is a very silent killer, it preventable so carry-out self cross examination. Visit your doctor at list twice a year for medical check up.
    so what are you waiting for…? Start right now!

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    1. nikkyosblog avatar

      That’s right 👍 Thanks for the comment 👍


  3. ademola alabi avatar
    ademola alabi

    very educative, our government should more awareness on various types of cancer.The disease is killing people everyday. I lost my dear mother to this miserable disease called Peritoneal Cancer. May God be with us

    Liked by 1 person

    1. nikkyosblog avatar

      So sorry to hear about your mum, May her soul rest in peace, Amen 🤗


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