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  1. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Risks of Breast Cancer Screening

    Screening tests have risks. Decisions about screening tests can be difficult. Not all screening tests are helpful and most have risks. Before having any screening test,you may want to discuss the test with your doctor. It is important to know the risks of the test and whether it has been proven to reduce the risk of dying from cancer. The risks of breast cancer screening tests include the ...

  2. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Breast Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about breast cancer,see the following: Breast Cancer Home Page What You Need to Know About™ Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Prevention Breast Cancer Screening Understanding Cancer Series: Gene Testing Surgery Choices for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk: It's Your Choice Inflammatory Breast ...

  3. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - 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 ...

  4. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - About PDQ

    PDQ IS A COMPREHENSIVE CANCER DATABASE AVAILABLE ON NCI'S WEB SITE. PDQ is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. Most of the information contained in PDQ is available online at NCI's Web site. PDQ is provided as a service of the NCI. The NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health,the federal government's focal point for biomedical research. .

  5. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - What is prevention?

    Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer.

  6. Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Early Stage Breast Cancer (Stage I and II)

    Early Stage Breast Cancer (Stage I and II)

  7. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the prevention of breast cancer.

  8. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - Breast Cancer Prevention

    Avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent breast cancer,

  9. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Breast Cancer Screening.

  10. Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Psychosocial Issues in Inherited Breast Cancer Syndromes

    Introduction Psychosocial research in the context of cancer genetic testing helps to define psychological outcomes,interpersonal and familial effects,and cultural and community responses. It also identifies behavioral factors that encourage or impede surveillance and other health behaviors. It can enhance decision-making about risk-reduction interventions,evaluate psychosocial interventions ...

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