Medical Information on Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Every woman's situation, treatment and recovery is different. The cancer information presented here gives a general introduction to how breast cancer is often diagnosed and treated in early 1999. This information is NOT a recommendation for how you should treat breast cancer. Methods for treating breast cancer continue to change and improve over time. You should discuss your own situation with your health care providers and consult other medical resources as you decide what is best for you.

Click on Mammogram, Biopsy, or Axillary Node Dissection for more information.

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