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Treatments for Breast Cancer

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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



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

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