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Radial scar

This article was last reviewed and updated on April 10, 2019. by Kimberly Wood, MD MSc FRCPC Quick facts: A radial scar is non-cancerous growth that develops in the breast. It is made up of ducts and glands that surround a central scar. Radial scars are associated with a small increased risk of developing breast …
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Extramammary Paget disease

This article was last reviewed and updated on October 31, 2018 by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Extramammary Paget disease is a type of cancer. It is a rare form of cancer that starts from cells in the skin of the vulva. The normal vulva The vulva is the external part of the female …
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Complex sclerosing lesion

This article was last reviewed on April 10, 2019 by Kimberly Wood, MD MSc FRCPC Quick facts: A complex sclerosing lesion (CSL) is non-cancerous growth that develops in the breast. It is made up of ducts and glands that surround a central scar. Complex sclerosing lesions are associated with a small increased risk of developing …
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Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

This article was last reviewed on August 13, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Français Quick facts: Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) is a condition caused by an increased number of cells in the glands of the breast. Lobular carcinoma in situ is important because it is associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer …
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Invasive ductal carcinoma

This article was last reviewed on November 12, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Français Quick facts: Invasive ductal carcinoma is a type of breast cancer. It is the most common type of breast cancer to affect adult women worldwide. Your pathology report for ductal carcinoma will include important information such as the tumour …
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