Understanding The Factors That Determine Breast Cancer Type And Subtype
Breast cancer is a complex disease affecting millions of women worldwide. It can be overwhelming to understand, given its various types, subtypes, and treatment options. This article shall explore the different types of breast cancer and how tumor characteristics, hormone receptor status, and HER2 status determine a woman’s cancer type. Invasive vs. Non-Invasive Breast Cancer: […]
What Stage is My Breast Cancer?
When you are first diagnosed, your doctor will determine your “clinical stage”, which is based on a number of things. As of January 1, 2018, the biology, or receptor status of breast cancer cells, became part of staging. All breast cancers will have the receptor status determined by a pathologist, who will determine if the […]