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Breast Cancer Resources

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What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

This booklet on breast cancer discusses symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, emotional issues, and questions to ask the doctor. Includes glossary of terms and other resources.
Spanish: Lo que usted necesita saber sobre el cáncer de seno

NCI's Breast Cancer Home Page

A resource about breast cancer discussing treatment, prevention, screening, and clinical trials.
Spanish: Cáncer de seno (mama)

Screening Mammograms: Questions and Answers

A fact sheet that defines screening mammograms and their advantages and limitations. Lists incidence rates and risk factors for breast cancer.
Spanish Web Version

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Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for Women

Information on specific breast conditions and changes, including how these changes are detected, diagnosed and treated. Explains that while most breast changes are not cancer, all breast changes need to be checked by a doctor. Helps women understand the next steps after an abnormal mammogram result, and includes a list of questions to help women talk with their doctor about these issues.
Spanish: Significado de los cambios en los senos: Guía para la salud de la mujer

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

A fact sheet about the diagnosis and treatment of an uncommon type of breast cancer, in which the breast becomes red, swollen, and warm.
Spanish: Cáncer inflamatorio de seno

Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk

A fact sheet about research on the risk of developing cancer of the breast, cervix, liver, and ovary from the use of oral contraceptives.
Spanish: Las píldoras anticonceptivas y el riesgo de cáncer

Surgery Choices for Women with DCIS or Breast Cancer

Describes surgeries to treat early-stage breast cancer for women with this type of cancer.
Spanish: Opciones de cirugía para mujeres con CDIS o con cáncer de seno

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer (Tamoxifen): Questions and Answers

A fact sheet that describes the action, risks, benefits, and side effects of tamoxifen, a drug that interrupts the estrogen hormone connection to breast cancer.
Spanish: Terapia hormonal para el cáncer de seno

Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: Questions and Answers

A fact sheet that explains types of adjuvant therapies (treatment given in addition to primary therapy), discusses side effects, risks, and benefits of adjuvant therapy.
Spanish: Terapias adyuvantes y neoadyuvantes para el cáncer de seno

Updated: 09/26/14