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.
Study Examines Factors Contributing to
BY Ellie Leick
A large study at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute sought out to get to the root of the causes of cancer-related cognitive impairment and who may be at risk.
Vaccine Shows Benefit in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
BY Allie Strickler
Brian J. Czerniecki, M.D., Ph.D., discusses a promising vaccine for certain patients with breast cancer.
Tossing Out the Cancer Paperwork: Is It Even Safe?
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor who is also a clutter-clearing author shares her tips for cancer and other papers.
It's OK to Be Alive: Learning to Deal With Cancer Survivor's Guilt
BY Bonnie Annis
Accepting feelings of guilt is not only normal, but it's a part of life.
Finding Focus In the New Year With Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
Living resolution-free has given me a chance to really think about what matters now and how I want to live.
Coping with Cancer Worry and Life
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor shares coping tools that help her.
Cancer-Related Fatigue: Myth or Reality?
BY Bonnie Annis
Fatigue affects many people, but cancer related fatigue is a very different malady.
No Increase in Skeletal-Related Events With Less Frequent Use of Zoledronic Acid
BY Ellie Leick
When zoledronic acid use happens less frequently, patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer or multiple myeloma with bone metastases did not see an increase in skeletal-related events.
Cancer and Coming to Terms With Some
BY Khevin Barnes
Some quick lessons I’ve learned from a desert tortoise.
Comparing Treatments in Breast Cancer Subsets
BY Greg Kennelty
Sibylle Loibl, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the GeparSepto trial and what it means for women with breast cancer. 
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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.