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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
  • Surgery Choices for Women with DCIS or Breast Cancer
  • Preventive Mastectomy
  • Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
  • Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer
  • Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies and Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates
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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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