Can the Cells in the Breast Lead to Cancer?

Q:

How is breast cancer formed? Because of the cells in the breast?

A:

Yes, abnormal cells are the origin of different types of cancers.

Cells all over the body can go out of control. Breast cancer is the result of abnormal cells in the breast. In this case, a tumor is usually formed by these cells. The tumor can be seen on an x-ray or be felt as a lump. Sometimes, these cells can invade surrounding tissues or even metastasize to distant areas of the body. Under such circumstances, the tumor turns out to be cancer. Although most cases only happen to women, men is still likely to have this disease.

There are different types of breast cancer. The exact type depends on the area which is affected by these abnormal cells.

 

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