At Newcastle's Nuffield Hospital, Sam was eventually diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, a cancer of the milk duct
DOCTORS first thought that new mum Natalie Blanchon Janes had an infected milk duct
in her breast.
Janet was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2008 after finding what she suspected was a blocked milk duct
in her left breast.
The bra may obstruct the increased blood flow or squash your developing milk duct
WHEN Claire Cooper discovered a lump in her left breast when she was 36 weeks pregnant, she thought it was nothing more than a blocked milk duct
"They noticed a slight variation in her mammogram from the time before and it turned out she had cancer in a milk duct
Ductal lavage produced atypical breast milk duct
epithelial cells in 17% of subjects and suspicious or malignant cells in another 7%.
"A nurse said that it was most likely a blocked milk duct
because I was pregnant and that it would go away when I had the baby," she said.
Believing it was a blocked milk duct
, her health visitor advised her to massage the lump to help it go away.
Sam, of Ferndale Avenue, Wallsend, who is mum to Annabelle, four, and Daniel, nine, was found to have cancer of the milk duct
A wart in the milk duct
was duly diagnosed and removed in an hour-long operation.
"Blocked milk duct
," said the doctor after a few tests.