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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.
Finding Tailored Approaches to Male Breast Cancer
BY Meir Rinde
Patrick I. Borgen, M.D., discusses new discoveries that could lead to better, more individualized treatment for men with breast cancer.
Breast Implants May be Associated With Rare Lymphoma, FDA Says
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Breast implants, especially those with textured surfaces, may be associated with a rare type of lymphoma, according to a recent statement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 
Advancements Continue in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Sara Hurvitz, M.D. talks about recent and upcoming advancements in the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer
Dry Brushing for Lymphedema: Does it really work?
BY Bonnie Annis
Dry brushing helps exfoliate skin, but can it also stimulate the lymphatic system?
Cancer’s Side Effects: The Inside Story
BY Khevin Barnes
Surviving cancer has a hidden side to be reckoned with.
Hoping for Health Care Before, During and After Cancer
BY Felicia Mitchell
Watching current health care debates, we need to take deep breaths and trust that intelligent, compassionate people will make responsible choices affecting a nation. Writing letters to support our choices can help.
Cancer Misclassified? Mistreated Would Be More Accurate
BY Martha Carlson
When breast cancer patients are misclassified by subtype, it can mean the best treatment options are delayed.
Neoadjuvant Treatment Options May Improve Chances of Breast Conservation
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Neoadjuvant treatment may decrease the amount of surgery some women with breast cancer need to have, says Debu Tripathy, M.D.
Fearless After Cancer
BY Barbara Carlos
You readily see the physical changes caused by cancer, but what goes on in your mind is just as noteworthy.
Alone and Isolated: That's No Way to Face Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
There are times when talking to another cancer patient, someone just like you, could be the key to better coping and a better life with this disease. Join a conversation, make a call, go online to make a positive change.
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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.