Breast cancer is a malignant disease characterized by the out-of-control growth of breast cells. The breast is composed of fatty tissue, fibrous tissue, and glandular tissue, which comprises three parts – the glands that produce milk, the ducts that transport milk to the nipple, and the connective tissue that consists of fibrous and fatty tissue that connects everything together.
Cancer affects us all and it’s pretty likely you know someone who has or has had this disease. Statistically, 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. In this video shared by YourekaScience, learn what cancer is, how and why it happens, what happens to the cells that makes them turn into cancer cells, and how the cancer cells wear an “invisible cloak” in your body which helps the cells to reproduce millions of times, resulting in the development of a tumor – as happens in breast cancer.
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