Breast Cancer Treatment in Mumbai:

  •   Breast cancer is caused due to uncontrolled growth of breast cells. Depending on the kind of cells involved in the tumour, there can be various kind of breast cancers.

       A breast consists of three main parts: Lobules, ducts and connective tissue. Lobules are the milk producing glands, ducts are the milk tubes that carry the milk from the Lobules the nipples and the connective tissue is the surrounding mass of tissues that provides support to the other structures.

       Cancers originating in the lobules and the ducts are most common. Breast cancer is said to be metastasized when it has spread to other parts of the body through blood vessels.

Types of Breast Cancer:

  • Angiosarcoma:Angiosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that develops in the lining of blood and lymph vessels of the breast tissues.
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS):Presence of abnormal growth of cells in the Ducts is known as Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). DCIS is considered the earliest form of cancer.
  • Inflammatory breast cancer:When the developing cancer cells block the lymph vessels in skin, it causes Inflammatory breast cancer. This makes the affected breast red, swollen and tender.
  • Invasive lobular carcinoma:This type of cancer begins in the lobules of the breast but the cells have the potential to invade the surrounding lymph nodes and/or other part of the bodies.
  • Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS):In this condition, abnormal cells develop in the lobules and have the potential to develop into cancerous cells.
  • Male breast cancer:Male breast cancer is a rare type of cancer that develops in the tissue of men's breasts. Despite the fact that breast cancer is most frequently associated with women, it can also affect men.
  • Paget's disease of the breast:In Paget’s disease of breast, the cancerous cells start developing on the nipple and then extends up to the areolar area. It is a rare type of breast cancer.
  • Recurrent breast cancer:Breast cancer that returns after first therapy is referred to as recurrent breast cancer. Even though the initial course of treatment aims to eradicate all cancer cells, some may have escaped and survived. Recurrent breast cancer develops as a result of these cancer cells growing unnoticed.

Risk Factors:

  • Increasing Age:Risk of breast cancer increases with increasing age
  • Family History:If anyone from the family is diagnosed with breast cancer, your risk of developing breast cancer increases.
  • Personal history of breast condition or cancer:If you have had breast cancer in one breast, the risk of getting it in another is increased.
  • Inherited genes:Certain genes like BRCA get inherited from parents, increase the chance of you developing breast cancer.
  • Radiation Exposure:The risk of breast cancer increases if there has been an exposure of radiation s a child or young adult.
  • Obesity:Being obese increases the risk of breast cancer
  • Periods starting at younger age:Your risk of developing breast cancer rises if you start menstruating before age 12.
  • Menopause at older age:You are more susceptible to get breast cancer if you reached menopause later in life.
  • Postmenopausal hormone therapy:Breast cancer risk is higher for women who use estrogen and progesterone-containing hormone treatment drugs to address menopausal symptoms.
  • Alcohol:The risk of breast cancer increases with increased intake of alcohol.



  • Lump in breast
  • Change in physical appearance
  • Dimpling of skin
  • Change in Nipple appearance
  • Peeling or scaling of the areola
  • Nipple discharge


  • Breast Exam
  • Mammogram
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging



  • Removing the tumour through surgery
  • Removing the entire breast
  • Removing lymph nodes
  • Removing both breasts
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Immunotherapy

Whom to consult for Breast cancer in Mumbai?

  •   Make an appointment with the best doctor in Mumbai, Dr. Sanjay Sharma, if you have any persistent signs and symptoms that worry you. Screening for breast cancer may be an option for people with past family history of Breast cancer. If you have had past breast cancer history, discuss the pros and cons of screening with the best doctor in Mumbai.

Where can you find the best Breast cancer treatment in Mumbai?

  •   Those suffering from breast cancer should consult a specialist who can offer them the right treatment. With the right qualification and years of experience, Dr. Sanjay Sharma can help you to get the best treatment for Breast cancer in Mumbai. He is a Breast cancer specialist in Mumbai who will provide you with the best supportive care and treatment.