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Breast Cancer: Treatment by Stage

Stage 0 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Stage 0 breast cancer is early stage cancer. Learn about its treatment options.

Stage 0 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

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Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Treatment of triple-negative breast cancer may include the following: Chemotherapy followed by surgery (breast-conserving surgery, total mastectomy, or modified radical mastectomy) and lymph node dissection. A clinical trial of combination chemotherapy with drugs that are often used to treat breast cancer and drugs that are not usually used to treat breast cancer. A clinical trial of PARP inhibitor therapy. Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials...

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Stage 1 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

In Stage 1 breast cancer, the cancer is still considered in an early stage. Learn about its treatment options.

Stage 1 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

 

Stage 2 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

In stage 2 breast cancer, the cancer is in the breast and may also be in nearby lymph nodes. This article describes Stage 2 breast cancer treatment options.

Stage 2 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

 

Stage 3 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

In stage 3 breast cancer, cancer hasn’t spread far beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes. Read about its treatment options.

Stage 3 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

 

Stage 4 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Stage 4 breast cancer has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body. Learn how it’s treated.

Stage 4 Breast Cancer Treatment Options

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on February 20, 2012
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