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Is breast cancer the same as a breast carcinoma?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Pretty much
99+ percent of breast cancers are classed as carcinoma.
Sarcomas tend to arise in connective tissue like muscle and bones and are rare in the breast, as is lymphoma.

In brief: Pretty much
99+ percent of breast cancers are classed as carcinoma.
Sarcomas tend to arise in connective tissue like muscle and bones and are rare in the breast, as is lymphoma.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes they are.
Breast cancer and carcinoma are terms used interchangeably.

In brief: Yes they are.
Breast cancer and carcinoma are terms used interchangeably.
Dr. Zahid Niazi
Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Cancer is common lingo; carcinoma is high falutin medicalese.

In brief: Yes
Cancer is common lingo; carcinoma is high falutin medicalese.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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