To treat breast cancer with surgery, you have two main options: mastectomy (complete removal of the breast) or lumpectomy (removal of only the part of the breast that has the cancer). How do you decide what is best for you?
Two new studies show promising results for the use of radiation therapy to prevent breast cancer from coming back. The research shows that when patients with breast cancer received radiation therapy to their lymph nodes – not just the area of the breast where cancer occurred – cancer did not recur in the original site … Read More
Breast conservation. If you have breast cancer, these two words are meaningful. And thanks to advances in surgeries such as lumpectomy, they’re possible for more women than in the past.
If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your treatment plan starts with open, honest conversations with your physicians and surgeons.