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Treatments for Breast Cancer

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Main Page | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Screening | Reducing Your Risk | Talking to Your Doctor | Living With Breast Cancer | Resource Guide

The treatment and management of breast cancer may include medications, lifestyle changes, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy, or surgery.

The goals of treatment are to kill the cancer cells and prevent tumors from recurring in the same (or other) locations.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changes | Surgery | Radiation therapy | Chemotherapy | Other treatments

 

References:

  • American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.
  • Detailed guide: breast cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.

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