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: Accessed January 31, 2006.

Detailed guide: breast cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: Accessed January 31, 2006.

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