Duct ectasia

This leaflet tells you about duct ectasia, which is a benign (not cancer) breast condition. It explains what duct ectasia is, how it’s diagnosed and what will happen if it needs to be treated. Last reviewed January 2019; next review 2022.

Breast Cancer Care merged with Breast Cancer Now in April 2019. From October 2019 the new merged charity is called Breast Cancer Now. 

However, lots of our patient information will continue to appear under the legacy brand Breast Cancer Care until new editions are produced. Please be assured that, whether the information you order or download is branded as Breast Cancer Care or Breast Cancer Now, the quality remains the same.

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