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Are clinical trials available to help treat my stage II breast cancer?

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Clinical trials are open to many women with stage II breast cancer. A clinical trial may allow you access to cutting-edge treatments. Many new therapies -- new drugs, new treatments, and new combinations -- are in clinical trials now. Keep in mind that any successful treatment we have now started out in a clinical trial.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “How is Breast Cancer Staged?” ”Breast cancer survival rates, by stage,” “Questions about chemotherapy,” “Targeted therapy for breast cancer.”

MedlinePlus: “Tamoxifen.”

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: "Guidelines for Patients."

National Breast Cancer Foundation: “Stage 2.”

National Cancer Institute: "Breast Cancer PDQ: Treatment, Health Professional Version," "Breast Cancer PDQ: Treatment, Patient Version," "Understanding Breast Cancer: A Guide for Patients," "What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer," “Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 30, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “How is Breast Cancer Staged?” ”Breast cancer survival rates, by stage,” “Questions about chemotherapy,” “Targeted therapy for breast cancer.”

MedlinePlus: “Tamoxifen.”

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: "Guidelines for Patients."

National Breast Cancer Foundation: “Stage 2.”

National Cancer Institute: "Breast Cancer PDQ: Treatment, Health Professional Version," "Breast Cancer PDQ: Treatment, Patient Version," "Understanding Breast Cancer: A Guide for Patients," "What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer," “Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 30, 2019

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