INFORMATION BY CANCER TYPE

Breast

Feature Video
Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer. Because there are many different types of breast cancer and several ways to treat the disease, CURE Connections wants to answer the questions you might have following a recent diagnosis. Throughout this program, you will hear about the different testing procedures that are available for screening, what to do once diagnosed, and how to find the best possible care team, from expert oncologists and breast cancer patients.
FDA Approves Breast Implant Option
BY Brielle Urciuoli
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new silicone gel-filled breast implant option, MemoryGel® Xtra, according to Mentor Worldwide LLC, the producer of the implants.
 
After Cancer, Less is More
BY Barbara Carlos
We are all so busy, busy, busy with our lives until cancer slows us down, at least temporarily.
Waking Up, Realizing You Have Cancer and Moving On
BY Khevin Barnes
Cancer has become my unexpected obsession. But there's an upside to that.
Why Cancer Is Like a Board Game
BY Khevin Barnes
We roll the dice every day. When are the odds in our favor?
Life, Redefined: Living Well With Metastatic Cancer
BY Jen Sotham
Living well with metastatic cancer means finding ways to accept the diagnoses and continue to move forward.
Finding The Right Words For A Friend With Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
Just when there's so much to say, you can find yourself walking a verbal tightrope. Let love lead the way.
FDA Clears Second Scalp Cooling System for Hair Loss in Patients With Breast Cancer
BY Katie Kosko
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for marketing the nation’s second cooling cap — Paxman Scalp Cooling System — to reduce hair loss in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Expert Talks Concerns With Prophylactic Mastectomy
BY Angelica Welch
In an interview with CURE, Katz, professor of Medicine and Health Management and policy at the University of Michigan, discussed his study of patient reaction to surgeon recommendations about CPM.
BY Bonnie Annis
Offering comfort and compassion to newly diagnosed women can be a blessing.
It's Not Always About Me And My Cancers, And That Helps
BY Barbara Tako
Cancer survivor is happy to not be the center of so much attention and to move her own attention elsewhere after cancer.
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Talk about this article with other patients, caregivers, and advocates in the Breast CURE discussion group.
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy.
Male Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of male breast cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may increase the risk of developing breast cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for breast cancer.
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