Breast Cancer Treatment Overview

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Surgical Drains After Breast Surgery

Learn how to care for surgical drains following a mastectomy or reconstruction surgery, plus find out about the signs and symptoms of infection. If you are having a mastectomy for breast cancer treatment of prophylaxis, you will most likely have...

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CAM Therapy As an Alternative Breast Cancer Treatment

Some patients may be wondering about CAM therapy as a holistic treatment for breast cancer. Learn about alternative treatments and natural solutions. Conventional treatment for breast cancer can include one or a combination of surgery, radiation,...

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Breast Cancer Treatment

Before treatment options, your doctor will determine the stage of your breast cancer. Learn what to expect, including side effects, recovery time, and more.

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How Long Can You Wait to Have Treatment for Breast Cancer?

How long can you wait to be treated for breast cancer after you are diagnosed, and does delaying the time until surgery or chemotherapy affect survival? Many people question how long they can wait to begin treatment for breast cancer. For any number...

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What to Expect During Your Lumpectomy

Lumpectomy is a surgery done to remove a cancerous breast lump. Learn what to expect beforehand and how to care for yourself during recovery. Learn what to expect during a lumpectomy, and how to care for yourself during recovery. Be prepared to deal...

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Cytoxan (Cyclophosphamide) for Breast Cancer Treatment

Learn about cyclophosphamide, or Cytoxan, a chemotherapy drug that is used in combination with other drugs to treat breast cancer. Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) is a common chemotherapy drug that stunts or halts cancer cell growth. It is used in...

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Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation for Breast Cancer

Accelerated partial breast irradiation involves targeted radiation that prevents recurrence of breast cancer while protecting healthy tissues. Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) is radiation therapy that is only given to the area of the...

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What to Know About Piqray (Alpelisib)

Piqray (alpelisib) is a medication for women and men with metastatic breast cancer with a PIK3CA mutation. Learn about its uses and side effects. Piqray (alpelisib) is a medication for metastatic breast cancer that received approval by the U.S. Food...

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Learn about the most standard chemotherapy regimens for breast cancer, plus how they may affect other aspects of your health and fertility. Chemotherapy involves the use of chemicals that weaken or kill cancer cells and it's a mainstay of treatment...

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Breast Cancer Surgery for Men

Male breast cancer surgery differs from treatment for women. Learn about reconstruction, clinical trials and support groups for men with breast cancer. Although men make up less than 1% of cases of breast cancer, the disease is as serious for...