Breast Cancer

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Whether you or a loved one are worried about developing breast cancer, have just been diagnosed, are going through breast cancer treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, this detailed information can help you find the answers you need.

(For information on breast cancer in men, see Breast Cancer in Men.)

About Breast Cancer
Get basic information about breast cancer, such as what it is and how it forms, as well as the signs and symptoms of the disease.

Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention
Learn about the various risk factors, both genetic and lifestyle-related , as well as prevention methods for breast cancer from the American Cancer Society.

Breast Cancer Early Detection and Diagnosis
Get detailed information about breast cancer detection through tests such as mammograms, ultrasounds, other imaging tests and biopsies.

Understanding a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Get the information you need to understand your breast cancer diagnosis with details on the various types of breast cancer, grading, hormone status, staging, and prognosis.

Treating Breast Cancer
Learn about your choices for breast cancer treatment depending on the type, stage, and hormone status of the cancer, as well as your age, overall health, and personal preferences.

Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Women who have surgery as part of their breast cancer treatment may choose breast reconstruction surgery. Learn about all your options and what to expect.

Non-cancerous Breast Conditions
Get details on the various types of benign, or non-cancerous, breast conditions and if they may be linked with a higher risk of cancer.

Living as a Breast Cancer Survivor
Learn more about living as a breast cancer survivor including information about next steps, answers to many questions, and tips on follow up care.

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If You Have Breast Cancer
Read this short, simple, guide to help understand the next steps if you or someone you know has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.

CONNECT WITH A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR

Reach To Recovery
The American Cancer Society Reach To Recovery® program connects people facing breast cancer – from diagnosis through survivorship – with trained volunteers who are breast cancer survivors. Our volunteers provide one-on-one support through our website and mobile app to help those facing breast cancer cope with diagnosis, treatment, side effects, and more.


Find More Information: https://amp.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer.html