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is breast cancer the same as carcinoma?

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Here are some...: Cancer = malignancy, which can spread to other parts of body through lymphatic channels, blood vessels, or direct invasion to nearby tissues . Carcinoma is a form of cancer largely denoting those from the "surface" of organs such as skin, airway, GI-tract, kidney tubules, genital or urinary tracts, etc. More? Ask doctors timely.
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These terms are used synomously by the general public
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