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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.
Exploring Genetic Differences in Men's Breast Cancer
BY MEIR RINDE
The genetic differences that distinguish men’s breast cancers may lead to new diagnosis and treatment options.
Cancer Stress and Coping With Change
BY Barbara Tako
Cancer survivor notices difficulty with changes and transitions since cancer.
To Prosthesis or Not to Prosthesis
BY Barbara Carlos
Prosthesis is another word added to my cancer vocabulary.
Pink Money and the Cure for Metastatic Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
Research into metastasis is changing the future for all stages of breast cancer.
Mugs and Cups: A Cancer Survivor's Memoir
BY Bonnie Annis
A survivor remembers as a pottery class sparks memories of her experiences with breast cancer.
Piling on Drugs to Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
BY GINA BATTAGLIA, PH.D.
More and more, treating HER2-positive breast cancers involves combining an array of drugs.
Do Genes and Gender Play a Role in Chemotherapy-Related Fatigue?
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Genetics may play a role in chemotherapy-related fatigue, according to a recent study.
Tattoos From Breast Cancer
BY Bonnie Annis
Breast cancer always leaves scars. Some are visible and some are not. Today, I'd like to focus on the visible scars.
If Cancer Hadn't Happened to Me
BY Barbara Tako
If cancer hadn't happened to me, what would I be like? Have you ever asked yourself that?
As Genetic Testing for Cancer Expands, Questions Still Remain
BY Meeri Kim
As mutations in more genes are linked to the development of cancer, tests that identify the glitches are growing more expansive — but some gray areas remain.
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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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