Treatments for Breast Cancer
The treatment and management of breast cancer may include medications, lifestyle changes, radiation therapy , chemotherapy , biological therapy, or surgery. The goals of treatment are to kill the cancer cells and prevent tumors from recurring in the same (or other) locations.Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesSurgeryRadiation therapyChemotherapyOther treatments
American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.
Detailed guide: breast cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.
- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 12/2014
- Update Date: 12/20/2014
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