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.
Are You in the Shallow or Deep End of the Cancer Pool?
BY Barbara Tako
Two-time survivor reflects about the cancer experience and offers perspective and hope.
My Cancer Might Be Back: Writing About My Apprehension in Real Time
BY Khevin Barnes
After two years of writing for CURE, my story is suddenly as real as it gets.
Microsurgery: a Viable Option for Improving Lymphatic Flow in Cancer Survivors
BY Bonnie Annis
The routine removal of sentinel nodes during surgery for breast cancer may not be necessary, and can contribute to painful lymphedema.
Keeping Your Hair During Cancer
BY Kathy LaTour
The loss of hair during cancer treatment really can be devastating.
Lynparza Improves Survival in Breast Cancer, According to Recent Study
BY Jason M. Broderick
In a recent phase 3 trial, Lynparza improved progression-free survival in patients with BRCA-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer. 
A Cancer Survivor's Tips for Chemotherapy
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer survivor shares her chemotherapy tips for patients who need chemotherapy.
Dieting for Cancer
BY Barbara Carlos
After indulging a bit too much over the holidays, it's time to get back to the real world.
Blindsided by Cancer Fear
BY Martha Carlson
I know what scares me about metastatic cancer. Except when I don't...
Cancer: Journaling the Journey
BY Bonnie Annis
Recording personal thoughts during cancer can be a helpful way to process feelings.
Dense Breasts? Pay Attention
BY Kathy LaTour
Two studies examine the importance of knowing if you have dense breast tissue.
Special Feature
Share Your Art
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.