Breast Cancer Connection

Breast Cancer Stages and Types Explained

October 08, 2021 Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) Episode 1
Breast Cancer Connection
Breast Cancer Stages and Types Explained
Show Notes

Stage I vs. Stage IV, ductal versus tubular – what does it all mean? In this episode, Dr. Sandeep Sehdev explains the terminology behind stages and types of breast cancer and discusses the importance of understanding what they mean for both doctors and patients. This podcast episode was supported by Hoffmann-La Roche Limited.

About Dr. Sandeep Sehdev:
Dr. Sehdev is a medical oncologist and lead of the breast cancer medical oncology group at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre.

Helpful Links and Resources:
For more information on breast cancer types and stages, visit and

Interested in learning more about how breast cancer stage/type affects treatment? Listen to our episode on personalized healthcare and visit

About the Canadian Breast Cancer Network:
CBCN is Canada’s leading patient-directed breast cancer health charity that voices the views and concerns of breast cancer patients through the promotion of information sharing, education, and advocacy activities. CBCN connects patients, caregivers, health care professionals, researchers, public health agencies and industry stakeholders to improve knowledge translation and promote optimal health outcomes for Canadians with breast cancer. Learn more at