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... Cancer Overview Breast cancer is the more common type cancer among American women and is one of the leading causes of death in the United States (Weaver, 2007). For instance, in 2007, experts estimated placed at 240,000 people, including men, who will be victims of cancer in the United States for that year (Weaver, 2007). The treatment for cancer differs from people to people (Weaver, 2007). It is fairly common that a mastectomy may be performed when breast-conserving therapies do not work or will put the cancer patient at risk (Weaver, 2007). According to Weaver (2007), there are two types of breast cancers. One is the ductal breast cancer that takes place in ducts connecting the lobes and the...