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Breast Cancer: Chemotherapy

What is Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy is often used to cut the risk of a recurrence of cancer. Read a short description of chemotherapy for breast cancer.

What is Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

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Unusual Cancers of the Chest

Breast Cancer Most breast tumors in children are fibroadenomas, which are benign (not cancer). Rarely, these tumors become large phyllodes tumors (cancer) and begin to grow quickly. If a benign tumor begins to grow quickly, a fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy or an excisional biopsy will be done. The tissues removed during the biopsy will be viewed under a microscope by a pathologist to check for signs of cancer. Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form...

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Chemotherapy and Breast Cancer: Detailed Information

This article provides in-depth information on breast cancer chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy and Breast Cancer: Detailed Information

 

Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer: What to Expect

Find out what to expect from breast cancer chemotherapy treatments, including side effects.

Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer: What to Expect

 

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Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on October 27, 2012
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