Learn about breast cancer and where you can get the best treatment in India
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Mucinous carcinoma is an invasive type of cancer that occurs in
the ‘mucin’ producing organs of the human body. Mucin is a
main component of mucous, and thus any mucous producing
organ of the body is susceptible to this type of cancer. It is a rare
type of cancer, but is mostly linked to breast cancer, as almost
5% of all breast cancers actually have mucinous carcinoma as
the cause. When causing symptoms of breast cancer, mucinous
carcinoma usually begins in the milk duct.
According to the cancer specialists at a leading cancer hospital
in Gurgaon, mucinous carcinoma may be ‘pure’ or ‘mixed’.
Pure mucinous carcinoma means that they are the only
cancerous cells present, while mixed mucinous carcinoma
type or types.
Mucinous carcinoma doesn’t cause any symptoms of breast
cancer in its early stages. But eventually it will begin to cause
symptoms such as a noticeable lump in the breast tissue.
Additional symptoms of mucinous carcinoma of the breast
Swelling of the breast
Pain in the breast
Scales or redness of the skin of the breast
Under arm lump
Discharge from the nipple that isn’t breast milk
Unusual changes in the appearance of the breast or nipple
Like most cancers, the exact cause of mucinous carcinoma is not
known. Doctors have, however, identified certain risk factors
that increase the chances of contracting this disease. These
Breast density (specifically for breast cancer)
There are oncologists in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR in certain
multi-facility super-specialty hospitals in Gurgaon. You can
contact them if you or your loved ones start experiencing any
symptoms of breast cancer. Early detection of breast cancer
dramatically increases its chances of being cured successfully,
so regular self-examinations as well as full body check-ups by a
doctor are highly recommended for women.
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