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Breast Anatomy

Published by de Souza Institute

This illustration is  published in the de Souza Institute‘s online course series, Cancer Disease Sites. The illustration is within a module giving an overview breast cancer and its treatment.

This diagram describes general anatomy of the breast, and the relationship of the fatty, connective, lymphatic, and muscle tissues within the breast. This diagram is designed to give nurses an overview of normal breast anatomy before they learn about the pathology of breast cancer. The labelled structures are significant to cancer staging and treatment.


Breast Lymphatics