Malignant Breast Disease
Breast carcinoma accounts for 20% of all cancers in women in the UK, with 1 in 10 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime. Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) is the most common type of breast carcinoma, constituting 80% of all cases. Triple assessment remains the mainstay of diagnosis.
All cases of breast cancer should be discussed at a breast MDT. Various treatment options are available for breast cancer, depending on disease and patient factors, ranging from hormonal therapies to chemoradiotherapy to surgery. Often reconstructive surgery is also needed following surgical procedures, therefore