Understanding Breast Cancer
A breast-cancer diagnosis can come with a lot of new information. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed — but YSC believes understanding can make us all stronger. We hope these pages help you learn about breast cancer at your own pace — so you can feel more confident and in control of your health. Together, we can better understand and fight breast cancer.
Cancer occurs when some of the body’s cells behave abnormally — changing, growing and reproducing more than they should. In breast cancer, this abnormal growth begins in cells in the breast tissue. Breast cancer actually includes a group of cancers that start in different parts of the breasts. Doctors call these various types of cancers different carcinomas.
Learn more about breast cancer on the pages below:
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