Basic Facts About Breast Health
The following is intended to give you basic information about your breasts. First, we describe the breast structure and function. We then provide information about the development of cancer within the breast and how to differentiate between the different types and stages of breast cancer.
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.