The Term 'Breast Cancer' Refers To At Least A Dozen Diseases

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was once widely believed that all breast cancers were alike because they all develop in the breast.

But, breast cancer actually refers to at least a dozen different diseases.

Some breast cancers require less surgery. Some spread when they are tiny and others may be treatable in whole new ways.

Check out the latest developments and more from CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez in the video above.

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories

More From CBS New York

Download Weather App
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index

Watch & Listen LIVE