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Breast Anatomy

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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
Current as of June 28, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: June 28, 2013
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