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Female Breast Cancer

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General Information
What You Need To Know About™ Breast Cancer: NCI
Breast Cancer (Detailed Guide): ACS
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS): Cancer Prevention Institute of California
DCIS – Ductal Carcinoma in Situ:
LCIS – Lobular Carcinoma in Situ:
IDC – Invasive Ductal Carcinoma:
ILC – Invasive Lobular Carcinoma:
Inflammatory Breast Cancer: NCI
Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Recurrent and Metastatic Disease:
Paget's Disease of the Breast, see Other Cancers, Paget's Disease
Familial Breast-Ovarian Cancer Patient Newsletter: NCI [PDF]
Breast Cancer PubMed Searches: NCI
Breast Cancer News: Oncolink
The Breast Sourcebook : Everything You Need to Know About Cancer Detection, Treatment, and Prevention: netLibrary
Advanced Breast Cancer : A Guide to Living With Metastatic Disease: netLibrary
Breast Cancer: MedlinePlus

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Breast Cancer Genetics

Breast Cancer Genetics
Learning About Breast Cancer: National Human Genome Research Institute
Breast Cancer: Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Breast Cancer Genetics Overview: GeneReviews
Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk: NCI
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics
Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Stanford Cancer Center
Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer (PDQ®): NCI
Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (BRCA1/BRCA2): Stanford Cancer Center
BRCA1 and BRCA2 Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer: GeneReviews

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Risk Factors for Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Small Variations in Genes Can Determine Risk of Developing Breast Cancer: NCI

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Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes: NCI
Breast Cancer Prevention Studies: NCI
Breast Cancer Prevention: Lifestyle Choices and More: Mayo Clinic
Tamoxifen for the Prevention of Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Chemoprevention: A Therapy For Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer: Mayo Clinic
Coping : A Young Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention: netLibrary [for Teens]

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Breast Cancer Screening & Testing
Breast Cancer: Screening and Testing: NCI
Screening for Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Screening and Testing:
See also Women's Health, Mammogram

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Breast Cancer Treatment

General Treatment Information
Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment: [PDF]
Your Guide to the Breast Cancer Pathology Report: [PDF]
Overcoming Your Fears of Breast Cancer Treatment: [PDF]
Understanding Breast Cancer Treatment: A Guide for Patients: NCI
How is Breast Cancer Treated?: ACS
Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines for Patients: NCCN
Breast Cancer (PDQ®) Treatment: NCI
Breast Cancer and Pregnancy (PDQ®): NCI
Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Results: NCI
Breast Cancer Treatment - Surgery: Stanford Cancer Center
Initial Approach to Localized Breast Cancer: Diagnostic Evaluation, Mastectomy and Breast Conserving Therapy: UpToDate Patient Information
Surgery Choices for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer: NCI
Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy Guide: Mayo Clinic
Fewer Side Effects with Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: ACS
Mastectomy No Better Than Lumpectomy for Women with Small Breast Tumors: NCI
Adjuvant Therapy
Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: Q & A: NCI
Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer Guide: Mayo Clinic
Rationale for the Use of Adjuvant Systemic Therapy in Early Stage Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Trastuzumab for Early Stage Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Hormone-Responsive Early Stage Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: NIH Consensus Statement
Molecular Test Can Predict Both the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence and Who Will Benefit From Chemotherapy: NCI
Two Types of Breast Cancer Treatments (Paclitaxel and Docetaxel) Show Similar Benefit: NCI
Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment
General Principles of Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Endocrine Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer: UpToDate Patient Information
Bisphosphonates for Breast Cancer: ASCO
Bevacizumab Combined With Chemotherapy Improves Progression-Free Survival for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer: NCI

Follow-Up Treatment

A Patient's Guide to Follow-Up Care for Breast Cancer: ASCO
New Treatment (Letrozole) Significantly Improves Long-term Outlook for Breast Cancer Survivors: NCI
Anastrozole After Tamoxifen Better for Early Breast Cancer than Tamoxifen Alone: NCI

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Male Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer in Men: American College of Physicians
Breast Cancer in Men: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Male Breast Cancer (Detailed Guide): ACS
Male Breast Cancer (PDQ®) Treatment: NCI
Research News on Male Breast Cancer:
Male Breast Cancer: MedlinePlus

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