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    Breast anatomy

    Breast with close-up of lobes and ducts

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

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

    Current as ofMay 3, 2017

    Current as of: May 3, 2017

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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