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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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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

 

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