Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the disease that many women fear most. But early detection and lifestyle changes may reduce your risk.

Cancer treatment myths

Don't let cancer treatment myths stop you from getting the treatment you need. Here, a Mayo Clinic specialist tackles 10 of them.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Usually first detected on a mammogram, DCIS is an early, treatable form of breast cancer. But left untreated, it could become an invasive breast cancer.


Fibroadenoma is a type of breast lump that doesn't contain cancer. Tests are needed to ensure the correct diagnosis and treatment.

Invasive lobular carcinoma

Invasive lobular carcinoma is a form of breast cancer that develops in a milk-producing lobule of breast tissue.

Paget's disease of the breast

Paget's disease of the breast is a form of breast cancer that involves the nipple. Understand treatment options for this rare breast cancer.

Oct. 28, 2011