- Q What is atypical hyperplasia?
Atypical Hyperplasia is a condition in which abnormal breast cells are found in either the breast lobules (atypical lobular hyperplasia) or the breast ducts (atypical ductal hyperplasia). Atypical hyperplasia is not cancer. But having it increases breast... Full Answer
- Q What is ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyBefore mammography became the widely used breast cancer screening tool it is today, ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, was a rare diagnosis. DCIS is a diagnosis given to women who have abnormal cells confined to milk ducts branching through the breast.... Full Answer
- Q What can increase the risk of breast cancer in men?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyFactors that can increase the risk of breast cancer in men include: Klinefelter's syndrome - A genetic disease where men have an extra X (female) chromosome that causes higher estrogen and lower testosterone levels.Liver cirrhosis - Since the... Full Answer