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Treatments for Breast Cancer

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:

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American Heart Association website. Available at:
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Detailed guide: breast cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at:
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Accessed January 31, 2006.
Last reviewed December 2014 by Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 12/20/2014

 

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