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Breast Cancer Treatment

Before treatment options, your doctor will determine the stage of your breast cancer. Learn what to expect, including side effects, recovery time, and more.
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Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
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Aromasin (Exemestane) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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CAM Therapy As an Alternative Breast Cancer Treatment
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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Goals and Results
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What is Ovarian Suppression Therapy and When is it Used?
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Learn About Piqray (Alpelisib) for Metastatic Breast Cancer
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How Can You Choose Between a Single and Double Mastectomy?
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How Immunotherapy is Used to Treat Breast Cancer
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Hot Flashes May Be a Silver Lining of Breast Cancer Treatment
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Which Drugs Interfere With Tamoxifen?
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Targeted Therapies Are Available for Most Types of Breast Cancer
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How Breast Cancer Is Treated
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How Zometa and Bonefos Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence
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This Chemo Drug Can Effectively Treat Metastatic Breast Cancer
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A Radiation Boost May Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
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The Cost and Effectiveness of Tamoxifen vs. Aromatase Inhibitors
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How Aromatase Inhibitors Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence
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Is Opting Out of Breast Cancer Treatment an Option?
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Why Tattoos Are Used in Breast Radiation Therapy
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Preventing Seromas After Breast Surgery
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Treating Early-Stage Breast Cancer at Its Source
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Preserving the Nipple for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
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Why Breast Fibrosis Is Common After Radiation
Lumpectomy Surgery For Breast Cancer
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What To Expect From a Mastectomy
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How and Why the Ki-67 Test Is Used in Breast Cancer Treatment
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The CA 15-3 Blood Test for Breast Cancer
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Using the Cancer Antigen 27.29 Test to Monitor Breast Cancer
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How SAVI Brachytherapy Reduces Breast Cancer Radiation Time
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Understanding Breast Cancer Surgery Options
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Radiation Therapy Options for Breast Cancer Treatment
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How Does a Chemotherapy Infusion Treat Breast Cancer?
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How Cytoxan Is Used to Treat Breast Cancer
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Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation for Breast Cancer
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Herceptin for HER2-Positive and Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Tamoxifen Can Reduce the Risk of Recurrence by 50 percent
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Should I Be on Neulasta During Chemotherapy?
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Men Can Have Breast Cancer, Too!
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How Long Can You Wait to Have Surgery for Breast Cancer?
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What Is a Port and Can My Blood Be Drawn Through It?
Start from the very beginning
How to Find the Best Breast Cancer Surgeon
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When Do Surgical Margins Indicate the Need for More Surgery?
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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
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Antidepressants That Interact With Tamoxifen
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Women Are Increasingly Choosing to Have Both Breasts Removed
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How To Take Care of Your Drains After Breast Surgery
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What Is the Purpose of a Radiation Therapy Port Film?
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Taxol Is Generally Well-Tolerated, But There Are Side Effects
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Adriamycin for Treating Breast Cancer
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How Lymph Node Status Affects a Cancer Treatment Plan
How Can You Prevent Nausea After Surgery?
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Breast Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy
Intravenous cancer treatment
Dosage and Side Effects of Adrucil (Fluorouracil)
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Using Butterfly Needles for Blood Draws and IVs
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An Overview of Lymph Node-Positive Breast Cancer