Nipple cancer | definition of nipple cancer by Medical dictionary
an inflammatory malignant neoplasm of the nipple and areola that is usually associated with carcinoma in deeper breast structures. It represents only a small percentage of breast cancers and usually begins in the nipple and spreads to the areola. Also called Paget's disease of the nipple
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As reported, in 2009, Sarah was diagnosed with nipple cancer
and in 2012, doctors found cancer in her left breast.
Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, nipple cancer
, and other undifferentiated carcinoma.
In the August she was diagnosed with a rare type of nipple cancer