Breast Anatomy

Breast Anatomy

Breast anatomy: Lobes and ducts

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The breast is made up of ducts and lobes. Breast cancer may begin in the cells that line the ducts and lobes.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDouglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
Last RevisedJune 28, 2013

Last Revised: June 28, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

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