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Types of breast cancer and related conditions

Read about the different types of breast cancer and conditions related to breast cancer.

Invasive breast cancer

Invasive breast cancer (no special type) is the most common type of breast cancer. Find out about it and how it is treated.

Invasive lobular breast cancer

Read about invasive lobular breast cancer and its treatment.

Triple negative breast cancer

Triple negative breast cancer is an uncommon type of breast cancer. The main treatments are surgery and chemotherapy.

Inflammatory breast cancer

This is a rare type of breast cancer. The breast might look swollen and red (inflamed) and may feel warm.

Rare types of breast cancer

Find out about the different types of rarer breast cancers.

Angiosarcoma of the breast

Angiosarcomas of the breast are a type of soft tissue sarcoma. They start in cells in the walls of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels.

Male breast cancer

Find out about male breast cancer, treatment and where to get help and support.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

DCIS means that some of the cells lining the breast ducts have started to become abnormal.

Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

LCIS is not cancer. There are changes to the cells within the lining of the lobules of the breast. Having LCIS increases the risk of breast cancer.

Paget’s disease of the breast

Paget's disease is a rare skin condition that is associated with some breast cancers.

Last reviewed: 
11 Jul 2014

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