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.
Tips From a Cancer Fatigue Survivor
BY Barbara Tako
Two-time cancer survivor offers help for fatigue, including fatigue that is months and years out from active treatment
Losing a Friend to Cancer
BY Khevin Barnes
Sometimes powerful, sometimes painful, there are lessons in cancer at every turn.
Off With the Old, On With the New
BY Bonnie Annis
A breast cancer survivor learns to shed her old identity and adapt to her new one.
The Words That Changed My Life: You Have Breast Cancer
BY Kathy LaTour
We are never prepared to hear the words, "You have cancer."
This Little Body of Mine: A Song to Live By
BY Felicia Mitchell
Survivors tend to find ways to trick themselves into feeling better, from “Look Good Feel Better” to prayer. Singing in the shower (or bathtub) has helped me. What strategies have you designed?
Reflections From A Survivor Lucky Enough To Be There
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor comments on downsizing from a cancer survivor's perspective.
Comparing Male and Female Breast Cancer
BY CHARLES L. SHAPIRO, M.D.
Is male breast cancer more similar or dissimilar to breast cancer in women?
Accepting Cancer Results Gracefully
BY Bonnie Annis
Testing for breast cancer patients seems to be unending. Receiving the results can be nerve wracking but learning to accept results with with grace is powerful.
Addressing the Needs of Older Patients With Breast Cancer
BY Shannon Connelly
Individualized treatments are key for older patients with breast cancer, expert Arti Hurria, M.D. said.
Cancer Can't Rewrite the Story of Us
BY Khevin Barnes
What is the story you share with the world, and how has cancer changed it?
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Share Your Art
Talk about this article with other patients, caregivers, and advocates in the Breast CURE discussion group.
Search Cancer Drugs & Terms
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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