Breast Cancer Diagnosis


Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast, Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast

  • Methods of Tissue Sampling
  1. Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)
  2. Biopsy with Needle Guidance
  3. Biopsy of Palpable Mass
  4. Incisional Biopsy
  • Cancer Types
  1. Ductal Carcinoma Type (Most common)
    1. Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
      1. Basement membrane intact
    2. Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
      1. Broken through wall of duct
  2. Lobular Carcinoma
    1. Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS)
      1. High risk for future Breast Cancer
    2. Lobular neoplasia