Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Of The Breast

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Title: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Of The Breast
Description: Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) of the breast; drawing shows a lobe, ducts, and fatty tissue in a cross section of the breast. An inset shows a normal duct and a duct with IDC and cancer cells spreading outside it.

Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) of the breast begins in the lining of a breast duct (milk duct) and spreads outside the duct to other tissues in the breast. It can also spread through the blood and lymph system to other parts of the body. IDC is the most common type of invasive breast cancer.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR806270
Date Created: April 21, 2022
Date Added: January 19, 2022
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow