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Metastatic breast cancer. Light micrograph of a section through a lymph node showing a carcinoma (top centre) that originated in the breast. Carcinomas are malignant (cancerous) tumours that arise from epithelial cells. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, it can invade surrounding tissue and spread to other parts of the body (metastasis).
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